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California Poppy
Eschscholzia californica


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About California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
Height: Under 2 ft.
Flower Color: Shiny petals in orange to gold
Plant Type: Perennial in warm areas. Grown as annual in colder regions.
Flower Type: Poppy-like
Bloom Time: Mid and late season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is California Poppy's native range?
  Indigenous To: California
Where California Poppy is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions, perennial in CA, annual elsewhere
  Zones: 3-9 Perennial in warmer regions; grown as an annual in colder areas.
  States:
How to grow California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
  Soil preference: Adaptable in any soil except heavy clay.
  Sun/Shade: Needs full sun.
  Moisture Requirements: Average moisture, well-drained.
  Instructions: Easy to grow from seed, this famous wildflower will do well almost anywhere except in heavy clay.

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