California Poppy

California Poppy

Eschscholzia californica

Bright and beautiful the California has been considered a weed in some parts of the world because of it’s self seeding and profuse spreading.

  • Light Exposure: Sun-partial shade
  • Soil Type: Sandy, does well in poor soil
  • Height: 12-24″
  • Width: 6-8″
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Bloom Colour: Yellow, orange, white, red
  • Foliage Colour: Ferny, blue/green
  • Pests and Disease: Bacterial blight, leaf mold, powdery mildew, aster-yellows virus
  • Landscape Uses: Beds, borders, slopes, groundcover
  • Special Features: Attractive foliage, drought tolerant
  • Zone: 2-11

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