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Eriogonum fasciculatum var. polifolium (Eastern Mojave Buckwheat)

Eriogonum fasciculatum var. polifolium (Eastern Mojave Buckwheat)


Eastern Mojave Buckwheat

Tongva - wilakal
Cahuilla - hulaqal

A shrub that grows up to five feet tall wide.  Pink flowers bloom in the summer through fall.  This plant is tough and easy to grow in dry conditions.  Dead head in late summer/ early fall after flowers have run their course.  Eriogonum mildew can be a problem, spray the mildew with fungicide.

Plant with: Brittlebush (Encelia species), Sagebrush (Artemisia species), Sage (Salvia species), Manzanita (Arctostaphylos species), Ceanothus speciesYucca speciesDudleya species, and cactus species

An easy California Native to grow in the Los Angeles area.   

- Plant in full sun

- Best in well drained sand and loamy soils

- Hardy to 0 degrees

- Attracts bees, birds, and butterflies

- Native to California