cushion buckwheat (Eriogonum ovalifolium)

dense mat of small silvery blue-green leaves with whitish ball shaped flowers on top of stems

cushion buckwheat


Common name: cushion buckwheat
Botanical name: Eriogonum ovalifolium

Light: full sun
Height: 6 – 12 inches
Water: low, drought tolerant
Soil type: rocky, well-drained

Evergreen wildflower with silvery blue-green leaves that form dense mat; blooms early summer; creamy white or pale yellow flowers form ball-shaped cluster at top of stem; great rock garden plant!