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Eriogonum fasciculatum/California Buckwheat

Eriogonum fasciculatum / Eriogonum fasciculatum
Low-growing, shrubby perennial
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Low-growing, shrubby perennial

Fine-textured foliage

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Scientific Name: Eriogonum fasciculatum
Common Name: California Buckwheat
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: This is a low-growing shrub/perennial that covers the hillsides in dry landscapes of the West Coast. It produces narrow, leathery,fine-textured foliage that is covered for much of the year by balls of pale pink flowers that turn brown and stay on the plant for an extended period. It is a drought tolerant plant. Butterflies and other insects are attracted to the flowers.