Eriogonum grande var. rubescens

Red Flowering Buckwheat, San Miguel Island Buckwheat

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This showy buckwheat bears clusters of tiny red to pink flowers atop 2 foot stems. The clumps of basal leaves enlarge each year. Give it good drainage in a rock garden or on a bank. This buckwheat is endemic to the northern Channel Islands.

Common name: Red Flowering Buckwheat, San Miguel Island Buckwheat
Exposure: Full sun
Water: No summer water
Form: Perennial
Height: 2 feet
Flower color: Pink to Red
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Habitat: Dry cliffs


Mike Luther

The Santa Cruz County California Native Plant Society dedicates the Spring 2021 Plant Sale in memory of Mike Luther, longtime plant propagation team leader extraordinaire. Many of the plants in this sale are the last Mike shepherded for our Chapter. Enjoy them with his good wishes. 

Mike working in our propagation area

Suncrest Nurseries

Santa Cruz County CNPS gratefully thanks Suncrest Nurseries for their continued hosting of our propagation endeavors. Suncrest generously provides nursery space and materials, allowing us to bring more of CA’s native flora to your gardens.

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