KANNAH CREEK® buckwheat
Eriogonum umbellatum var. aureum 'Psdowns'
KANNAH CREEK® buckwheat has masses of yellow flowers that turn orange as they age. Spreading green foliage changes to a vivid purple-red in winter. Vigorous and adaptable western native. Perennial. Read the story on this perennial here. Tips from the pros: When sited properly, KANNAH CREEK® buckwheat requires very little attention. Not well suited to areas that are frequently irrigated, poorly drained, or soils highly highly amended with organic materials.
|May to July
|Sun, Partial Sun
|Moderate to xeric
|USDA Hardiness Zone
|Well-drained clay, loam or sandy
|Good for Pollination
|North American Native
|Annual Commercial Maintenance
|Cut back/shear off spent flower heads every fall. Or leave for winter interest and shear in March.
|5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance
|No maintenance, long lived plant that is well behaved.
|Up to 8125 ft