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 Santa Cruz Islands, Southern California. Woody stems at the base; branches tend to lie on the 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.
In its native range in western China, this M. campbellii grows to 60 ft. tall, with 8-in. flo...
Lightly scented flowers to 3 in. long, soft pink marked with deeper pink, in clusters of 8–12 on...
Best-known species. Grows slowly in youth, faster once established. Typically reaches 12–18 ft. ...