California Buckwheat

Eriogonum fasciculatum

Native to California hillsides, this low growing, drought tolerant evergreen shrub requires little care. White flowers arrive in spring, age to pink in summer, turning rust colored in fall. Leaves, flower nectar and seeds are an important food source for butterflies and small birds. Useful in water-wise or xeric landscapes, informal hillside plantings, and wildlife gardens.
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Once established needs only occasional water.

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring to early fall.
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established needs only occasional water.

Requires little care or maintenance. Provide lean, well-drained soil and occasional to very little supplemental water when established. For a neat appearance, remove spent blooms and old foliage before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10

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