Eschscholzia californica

Eschscholzia californica

California poppy



  • Perennial grows in full sun
  • Branching green-blue feathery foliage
  • Flowers yellow to orange blooming in the spring and far into the summer 6 to 12 inches tall
  • Fruits are long slender capsules that pop open on hot afternoons to send the seeds far and wide
  • Found in all sections

Black Diamond Mines RP, El Cerrito, Las Trampas, Mt. Diablo, Mt. Diablo upper, Oakland, Redwood RP, Shell Ridge, Sibley RP, Tilden RP


1 gallon, 4 inch, Deepot

bloom season Apr
bloom season Aug
pollinators Bees
pollinators Birds
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Chaparral
sun Full Sun
soil Good
habitat Grassland
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
water Low
bloom season Mar
bloom season May
habitat Mixed evergreens
soil Moderate
flower color Orange
soil Poor
bloom season Sep
dormancy summer
growth habit Upright
water Very low

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