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Eriogonum grande var. rubescens hybrid

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Species Name: Eriogonum grande var. rubescens hybrid
Common Name: Hybrid Red-Flowered Buckwheat

This buckwheat is a hybrid of E. grande rubescens and E. cinereum. Its habit is more open than red buckwheat and the flowers are a lighter shade of pink (though they are darker pink than E. cinereum).

Plant Family: Polygonaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-2' H x 3-4' W
Growth Habit: Open, sprawling
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Light pink
Natural Habitat:

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