Eriogonum giganteum
St. Catherine's Lace
Polygonaceae
Exposure
Full sun
Water
No summer water
Form
Evergreen shrub
Height
5 feet
Flower color
White
Bloom time
Fall
This large buckwheat has gray-green felty leaves and wide flat-topped clusters of tiny white flowers in
the fall. The flowers are attractive to butterflies and when dry turn a rust color lasting through the
winter. They can also be cut for arrangements. The plant requires well drained soil.
Habitat
Dry slopes