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Eriogonum umbellatum

Sulfur Flower.

Santa Margarita, CA
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One Gallon 36 $ 8.99
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One Gallon 110 --
Escondido, CA
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One Gallon 0 $ 8.99
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One Gallon 153 --
Eriogonum umbellatum is one of the lowest of the perennial buckwheats, growing only 3 inches tall and 3 ft. wide, with showy yellow flowers and grey foliage; is an excellent small groundcover for higher elevations or colder parts of the U.S. This flat perennial ranges west of the Rocky Mountains, likes part shade to sun, and little or no water after established. Sulphur Buckwheat needs good drainage to the point of living in gravel. An excellent low groundcover for small areas that are too poor to support most plant life. It's very drought tolerant but best with a little water after establishment (regular water the first summer). All varieties are tolerant to cold. Most are native to 4000 ft, plus, elevations. Our original planting is 20 years old and still looks good, with good flower shows each year. In pine forest, in open, sunny area between trees, plants occurring nearby are Artemisia tridentata, and Pinus ponderosa. Click here for more about California Buckwheats

Eriogonum umbellatum tolerates clay.

Eriogonum umbellatum's foliage color is white and type is evergreen.
Eriogonum umbellatum's flower color is yellow.

Communities for Eriogonum umbellatum:Red Fir Forest, Sagebrush Scrub and Yellow Pine Forest.

ph: 5.00 to 7.00
usda: 4 to 10
height[m]: 0.20 to 0.50
width[m]: 0.30 to 0.30
rainfall[cm]: 71.00 to 143.00

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