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Eriogonum

Eriogonum spp.

Eriogonum crocatum by NoahElhardt (CC BY-SA 2.5)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

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Eriogonum Overview

Genus consisting of about 255 evergreen, perennial shrubs and subshrubs, with some annuals and biennials, all from North America. These are grown for their rosettes of hairy, silvery-white coloured leaves and are also known as wild buckwheat. Flowers tend to be white, pink or yellow and created in dense, long-lasting clusters.

Common problems with Eriogonum

How to propagate Eriogonum

Seed

Seed in spring or autumn.

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Division

Divide perennial root clumps in spring.

Other uses of Eriogonum

Grown for their rosette, hairy, often silver or white leaves.

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