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Kannah Creek® Sulphur Buckwheat

Eriogonum umbellatum var. aureum 'Psdowns'
SKU: HC018089
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Eriogonum umbellatum v. aureum 'Kannah Creek' (Buckwheat) hails from western Colorado. With a showy display of yellow flowers in late spring, the flowers age to shades of orange and rust by late summer, providing months of low care color. A 2007 Plant Select winner. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Eriogonum umbellatum var. aureum 'Psdowns'
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Groundcover, Long Bloom Time, Dried Flowers, Winter Interest, Evergreen, Rock Gardens
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
12-15" tall
Bloom Time
Early to late summer


Eriogonum umbellatum v. aureum 'Kannah Creek' (Buckwheat) is an outstanding selection of our native Sulphur Buckwheat that provides four seasons of garden interest. In late spring through mid-summer, the plants are covered by clouds of bright yellow flower clusters that age to orange and rusty-red. As fall moves into winter, the handsome gray-green, evergreen foliage gradually changes to burgundy. This long-lived beauty will become an invaluable focal point in your Xeriscape. 2007 Plant Select Winner. 12-15" tall x 15-24" wide. (Seed propagated.)
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