Eriogonum latifolium rubescens

  • Eriogonum latifolium rubescens  red buckwheat
red buckwheat

This selection from the islands off of southern California is one of the showier natives with gray green foliage growing 1 foot tall, 2 foot spread and attractive deep rose umbels 2 to 5 inches across all summer if dead headed.  Full sun, prefers gravelly, poor soil.  Not hardy below 18°F.  Reseeds.