KANNAH CREEK® buckwheat

Eriogonum umbellatum var. aureum 'Psdowns'

Eriogonum, Kannah Creek Buckwheat, Plant Select
Eriogonum, Kannah Creek Buckwheat, Plant Select
Masses of yellow flowers turn orange as they age. Spreading green foliage changes to a vivid purple-red in winter. Vigorous and adaptable western native. Perennial. Read more here.

Tips from the pros: When sited properly, requires very little attention. Not well suited to areas that are frequently irrigated, poorly drained, or soils highly highly amended with organic materials.
Plant Type Groundcover
Height 12-16 inches
Width 18-24 inches
Flowering Season May to July
Flower Color Yellow
Sun Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone zones 3-8
Soil Type Well-drained clay, loam or sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest Yes
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2007