Eriogonum umbellatum 'Shasta Sulfur'
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Species Name: Eriogonum umbellatum 'Shasta Sulfur'
Common Name: Shasta Sulfur Buckwheat
- This beautiful yellow-flowered buckwheat is a great addition to a dry, sunny garden. Tolerant of heat and drought, attracts butterflies and gives summer color. A modest size for smaller gardens, borders and parkways.
- Plant Family: Polygonaceae
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Height by Width: 18 in.H x 2' W
- Growth Habit: Mounding
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Slow
- Sun Exposure: Full sun
- Soil Preference: Adaptable
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
- Cold Hardy to:
- Flower Season: Summer
- Flower Color: Yellow
- Distribution: Selected for the garden. Introduced by Bart O'Brien
- Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden. Introduced by Bart O'Brien
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.