Eriogonum umbellatum
Plants of the Southwest

Eriogonum umbellatum

Sulfur Buckwheat

Sulfur Buckwheat is a mat-forming perennial to 2 ft. tall. Clusters of bright yellow summer flowers that hold their color when dried. Foliage, smooth and green above, woolly underneath, dark red-green in winter. Wonderful for meadows and borders. A good bee plant for strong honey. Sow in fall or soak in hydrogen peroxide 6 hours and cold stratify. Zones 3-8.

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