St. Catherine’s Lace
Individual blossoms are tiny but grow in long-stemmed or branched clusters—usually domed, flattish, or ball-like. Flowers age to an attractive tan or reddish brown and persist for a long time; good in dried arrangements. Flowers attract butterflies; birds enjoy the seeds. Grow best in well-drained, loose, gravelly soil. Useful for covering dry banks, massing among rocks; smaller forms make good specimens in rock gardens.Eriogonum giganteum
Native to Santa Catalina and San Clemente islands, Southern California. Grows above 6 ft. tall, branches freely; produces umbels of white flowers that turn rust in autumn. Leaves are grayish-white, broadly oval, 1 to 2 1/2 in. long. Differs from Eriogonum arborescens in its more freely branching habit, leaf size, and longer period of bloom.
Native to northernCoast Ranges to San LuisObispo area and to SierraNevada foothills, south to SanGabri...
Native to California chaparral from 300–5,000-ft. elevation. Dense growth 6–15 ft. tall and wide. Leav...
Grows 12-20 ft. tall, 15-20 ft. wide; can be trained as a small tree. Big (2–3-in.), dark green ...