KANNAH CREEK® buckwheat

Eriogonum umbellatum var. aureum 'Psdowns'

KANNAH CREEK Buckwheat | Sulfur plant | Plant Select | 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.
Plant Type Groundcover
Height 12-16 inches
Width 18-24 inches
Flowering Season May to July
Flower Color Yellow
Sun Sun, Part 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
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.
Elevation Guide Up to 8125 ft

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