Eriogonum latifolium

Coast Buckwheat

Polygonaceae

Exposure

Full sun

Water

Occasional water

Form

Perennial

Height

2 feet

Flower color

White

Bloom time

Summer

This buckwheat is most suitable for a coastal rock garden. Its flower heads are large spherical umbels that attract butterflies. Give it good drainage. Away from the coast it needs occasional water. Leaves die back in fall after flowering.

Habitat Coastal bluffs, scrub