CAPIS: CALIFORNIA PLANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Photo Credits: 2006 Steve Matson | 2007 Ricky Grubb | 2011 Wynn Anderson

USDA Zones: 9-10
Sunset Zones: 7-9, 12-16, 18-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full
Water: Low
Soil: Well-drained
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: Yes
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Shrub
Size: 2 ft wide x 4 ft high
Form: Shrub - Spreading
Flower Color: Pink,White
Flower Season: Spring
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Fine
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: No
Special: Pollinators

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where California buckwheat grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.