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Eriogonum spp.

Wild Buckwheat

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Eriogonum spp.
Principal Common Name Wild Buckwheat
Common Name(s)
Description Shrubby perennials mostly native to California with long stems with fine textured small medium green foliage. Flowers are usually small domed, flat, or ball shaped ranging in color from tan, reddish brown to brown.
General Comments In the hottest climates it is best to do deep watering twice per monthly in summer.
Nativity California, western US
Height Range 1 - 0 FT
Spread Range 1 - 0 FT
Flower Showy N
Sunset Zones 5 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Light Green
Leaf Texture Fine : Thin
Form Shrub
Flower Color Brown : Reddish Brown : Tan
Flower Time Spring : Summer : Fall
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Rocky : Well-drained
Watering Preferences None : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Drought tolerant : Heat Tolerant : Wind Resistant

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