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California Red Buckwheat

Eriogonum grande rubescens
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Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Typically available from spring to fall. Call store for exact availability. 

California native perennial has an open, clumping growth habit. Fragrant clusters of pink flowers attract pollinators like butterflies and bees to the garden summer through fall. Perfect for a container or accent in California Native landscapes. 

Plant with California Poppies


  • Landscape Size: 1'-3' tall, 4' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low 
  • Sunset Zone: 7-9, 12-24
  • Growth Habit: Open, Clumping
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Fragrant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Waterwise, Deer Resistant, Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Plant in enriched soil with good drainage. Cut back mature plants in fall for late winter. Feed with an all purpose fertilizer in spring. 



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