Eriogonum elongatum

Common Name:
Wand buckwheat
Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Family:
Polygonaceae (The Buckwheat Family)
Geographic Origin:
California
California Native?:
Yes
Plant Size:
2 feet+ high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
rock gardens
Flowering Season:
Summer and fall
Flower Color:
Light pink
Exposure:
Full sun
Soils:
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Occasional to no watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 15 degrees F. or less
Vase shaped shrub keeps grey leaves low; slender silver stems rise to 3 feet and carry rounded clusters of light pink flowers along their length. Summer bloom. Sun, well-drained soil, occasional watering. Hardy to 15 degrees F. or less.