Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Eriogonum arborescnes
Santa Cruz Island buckwheat

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Eriogonum arborescens- Santa Cruz Island buckwheat- one of our Channel Island natives. Plant in full sun to part shade in coastal areas and part shade when planting inland. Flower spring through fall. Flowers white then turn red/brown. Good butterfly plant and excellent in dried flower arrangements.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Eriogonum arborescnes

Common Name

Santa Cruz Island buckwheat

Origin

California Native

Characteristics

Plant Type

Perennial

Growth Rate

Moderate growth rate

Mature Size

2' to 3' tall × 3' to 5' wide

Flower Color

White

Blooming Season

Flowers Spring / Summer / Fall

Foliage

Evergreen

Wildlife Value

Bees, Butterflies

Climactic Requirements

Light

Filtered Sun / Full sun on coast / afternoon shade inland

Water

Drought Tolerant / Occasional
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