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Eriogonum fasciculatum 'Wild Cascade'

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Species Name: Eriogonum fasciculatum 'Wild Cascade'
Common Name: Wild Cascade buckwheat

This buckwheat is a groundcover selection with slightly broader leaves than the species. Buckwheats are excellent at erosion control and they attract hairstreak butterflies.

Plant Family:
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-2' H x 4-6' W
Growth Habit: Prostrate
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Pinkish white
Endangered?:
Distribution: Introduce by Native Sons
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden

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