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Conejo or Saffron buckwheat (Eriogonum crocatum)

Conejo or Saffron buckwheat (Eriogonum crocatum)

Eriogonum crocatum

Conejo buckwheat




Height:

1-2 ft

Spread:

2-3 ft

Spacing:

3 ft

Eriogonum crocatum Characteristics

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Low Maintenance
  • California native
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Cold Tolerant
  • Pet Friendly
  • Evergreen
  • Wind resistant

Flower color

  • Yellow

Foliage color

  • Gray
  • Silver

Growth habit (plant shape)

  • Mounding

Exposure

  • Full sun - Coast
  • Morning sun
  • Full sun - Inland

Season of interest (flowering)

  • Spring

Season of interest (foliage)

  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Spring

Your soil type

  • Clay
  • Sand

Water requirements

  • None
  • None - Low

Critter resistance

  • Deer resistant
  • Rabbit resistant

Wildlife appeal

  • Attracts bees
  • Attracts birds
  • Attracts beneficial insects
  • Attracts butterflies

Suggested uses

  • Meadow
  • Green roof
  • Median strip
  • Beneficial insect hedgerow
  • Firescaping
  • Rock garden

Origin

  • California

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