Eriogonum fasciculatum 'Warriner Lytle'

Warriner Lytle Buckwheat

Plant family: Polygonaceae - Buckwheat

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Plant type: Groundcover, Slope Stabilizer

Plant origin: N/A, Horticultural Selection

 
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Flower Color Brown, Light Pink, White
Blooming Season Spring, Summer, Winter
Height 1-2 feet
Spread 1-5 feet
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Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sandy Loam, Adaptable, Serpentine, Rocky

Special Characteristic

Attracts Wildlife, Slope Stabilizer, Tolerant of Clay Soil

Plant Highlights

This tough, drought tolerant Buckwheat combines the hardiness and habitat value of the common Buckwheat, with the versatility of a groundcover. This low-growing, dependable plant is adaptable and easy to grow. Fine dark-green, needle-like green leaves are topped in late spring and summer by clusters of pinkish-white flowers that turn to a rusty brown in late summer. Warriner Lytle Buckwheat reaches 1-2' high and its arching branches will spread 4'-5'. It makes a great slope ground-cover, is a must for a butterfly garden or bird habitat, or plant beside pathways where you can enjoy the blooms and the many butterflies it will attract. This is a favorite nectar source for many butterfly species, especially Blues. As the summer progresses the birds will flock to feed on the seeds. Will tolerate clay when planted on a slope. Provide occasional water. Introduced by Theodore Payne Foundation

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