Plant of the Month – January

Rush Milkweed, Ajamete Asclepius subulata   Plant Form: Perennial sub-shrub Water Use: Low Mature Size: 3-5 ft. tall and wide Exposure: Full sun, reflected sun Bloom Time: Spring (April-May), Summer (June-Aug), Fall (Sept-Nov), Winter (Dec) Native to: California, Arizona, Nevada, Baja California, northwest Mexico Hardiness: Cold hardy to 20°F   Rush Milkweed is an erect, perennial herb named for its dozens to hundreds of rush-like, leafless, green stems. Small, narrow leaves appear after rain and on new growth, but fall off […]