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Channel island buckwheat 'Rubescens'  

Eriogonum grande

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Rubescens is part of the Eriogonum genus and is a Channel island buckwheat variety. Its scientific name is Eriogonum grande 'Rubescens'. Rubescens is a (open pollinated) variety. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Cerise red.

California native drought tolerant sub shrub

This variety is an Flower that typically grows as an Evergreen, which is defined as a plant that retains leaves throughout the year. Rubescens normally grows with a clump-forming habit. Expect blooming to occur in early summer.

United States is believed to be where Rubescens originates from.

Rubescens Channel island buckwheat is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Rubescens have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Rubescens

  • Full Sun

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water very sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Rubescens is thought of as hardy, so Rubescens will tend to go dormant or grow slowly over the winter months. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 8 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Rubescens from seed

Transplanting Rubescens

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Rubescens is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Rubescens

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