California Gardens - The Year Round Gardening Site

Eriogonum fasciculatum Warriner Lytle ~ Warriner Lytle California Buckwheat

Eriogonum fasciculatum Warriner Lytle is a low spreading compact form of the species growing to 2 feet tall and 5 wide. The Warriner Lytle California Buckwheat blooms with pale pink flowers Winter through to early Summer, the flowers fade to rust in the Fall. Eriogonum fasciculatum Warriner Lytle grows in full sun, in dry locations. The green leaves of the California Buckwheat make a garden appear more moist and lush than it really is. Eriogonum fasciculatum Warriner Lytle is Winter hardy into the low 20's°F or below. Eriogonum fasciculatum Warriner Lytleis a great addition to the butterfly garden where it is a nectar source for the Acmon Blue, Gray Hairstreak, the Common Buckeye, Umber Skipper Butterfly, Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak, Great Purple Hairstreak, Northern White Skipper, Mormon Metalmark, and the Mournful Duskywing. The California Buckwheat is Winter hardy into the low teens. Eriogonum fasciculatum Warriner Lytle is a host plant for the Western Tussock Moth Caterpillar. Eriogonum fasciculatum Warriner Lytle was introduced by the Theodore Payne Foundation

Eriogonum fasciculatum Warriner Lytle, Warriner Lytle California Buckwheat

Flowers and foliage of Eriogonum fasciculatum Warriner Lytle - Warriner Lytle California Buckwheat. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Buckwheats in the Eriogonum genus featured on this site:
Eriogonum arborescens * Santa Cruz Island Buckwheat
Eriogonum cinereum * Ashyleaf Buckwheat, Coastal Buckweat
Eriogonum crocatum * Conejo Buckwheat, Saffron Buckweat
Eriogonum fasciculatum * California Buckwheat
Eriogonum fasciculatum Warriner Lytle * Warriner Lytle California Buckwheat
Eriogonum giganteum * Saint Catherine's Lace
Eriogonum grande rubescens * Red Buckwheat, Pink Buckwheat
Eriogonum incanum * Frosted Buckwheat
Eriogonum latifolium * Seaside Buckwheat, Coast Buckwheat
Eriogonum umbellatum * Sulphur Buckwheat
Eriogonum wrightii * Bastardsage, Wright's Buckwheat