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Eriogonum giganteum
St. Catherine's Lace

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Eriogonum giganteum-St. Catherine’s Lace – giant buckwheat. A native to California’s Channel Islands. Grows in full sun with an average size of H 4′ x W 5′, so give it a bit of space. The lacy white flowers heads turn brick red/brown and can be used in dried flower arrangements. Very drought tolerant after established and good bee and butterfly plant too.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Eriogonum giganteum

Common Name

St. Catherine's Lace

Origin

California Native

Characteristics

Plant Type

Perennial

Growth Rate

Fast growth rate

Mature Size

4' tall × 5' wide

Flower Color

White

Blooming Season

Flowers Spring / Summer

Foliage

Wildlife Value

Bees, Butterflies

Climactic Requirements

Light

Full Sun

Water

Drought Tolerant
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