Eriogonum grande rubescens
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 grande rubescens
Native to San Miguel, Santa Rosa, and SantaCruz Islands, Southern California. Woody stems at the base; branches tend to lie on ground, spreading to 1–1 1/2 ft., with upright tips about 10–12 in. high. Gray-green, oval leaves 1–3 1/2 in. long. Branch tips and sturdy upright branchlets are topped by headlike clusters of rosy red flowers in summer.
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