Scientific Name: Eschscholzia californica Form: Creeping / Mat-like, Vase
Common Name:California poppy Texture:Fine
Family Name:PapaveraceaeHabit: Open, Upright
Plant Type: Annual Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: U.S. - northwest, U.S. - southwest Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Dissected, Basal, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Obovate, Incised
Flowers: Flowers solitary, (Floriferous), White, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Red, Jun- Jul
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Filler, Green roof technology, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Habit upright becoming mat-like; leaves dissected, fern-like; flowers 4-5 cm wide, most with 4 overlapping petals, commonly bright orange.