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Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet

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Eriogonum fasciculatum-Buckwheat

Clumping, grass-like plant with a naturally low-rounded form growing to 1.5' tall by 2' wide. The smallish leaves are dark green and are covered in a white wool-like down beneath. White to pink flowers appear in dense flattened clusters throughout the summer. This plant is tolerant of drought and heat. Native on dry rocky slopes 1000 - 4500' across Southern California and Utah and Arizona. Adaptable to most soil conditions it prefers coarse well-drained soils in full sun. Hardy to 15 F.


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