plant material shot
plant material shot

Eriogonum giganteum 'St. Catherines Lace' Buckwheat

+

St. Catherines Lace

Fast growing medium shrub that can reach up to five feet in high and ten feet wide.  It has light gray foliage with pinkish-white flower clusters in summer that turn to rust red into the fall and winter.  This plant is great for slopes. Great for habitat gardens and a favorite at Plant Material.  It is semi deciduous in the winter.

Plant with: Trees - Island Ironwood (Lyonothamnus floribundus ssp. asplenifolius), Island Cherry (Prunus ilicifolia ssp. lyonii), Island Oak (Quercus tomentella).  Shrubs and herbs - Island Ceanothus (Ceanothus arboreus), California Encelia (Encelia californica), Island Alumroot (Heuchera maxima), Santa Rosa Island Sage (Salvia brandegeei), Manzanita (Arctostaphylos species), Dudleya speciesYucca species

- Plant in full sun

- Clay and alkaline soil

- Moist to dry soil

- Hardy up to 15 degrees

- Deer resistant

- Attracts birds, bees, and butterflies

- Native to California