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 crocatum
Native to Southern California. Low, compact plant to 1 1/2 ft. high, 2 ft. wide. Stems and roundish, 1-in.-long leaves are covered with white wool. Sulfur yellow flowers in broad, flattish clusters, early spring to late summer.
Australian groundcover to 3 ft. high, 6 ft. wide. It spreads steadily in loose, well-drained soil by s...
Kangaroo paws hybridize freely in nature and in cultivation. The following are among the many superior...
Briefly deciduous. To 40–60 ft. tall; pyramidal in youth but more spreading (to about 30 ft.) in...