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Californian poppy Overview
Eschscholzia is a genus containing roughly 12 hardy, annual species which produce poppy-like flowers. These are typically yellow, orange, pink or white, with 4 wedge-shaped petals. Foliage is divided and fern-like in appearance. This genus contains the cultivated and well-known species including Eschscholzia californica, which is the state flower of California and also known as the California poppy.
How to propagate Californian poppy
Seed sown outdoors in spring or early summer.
Special features of Californian poppy
Other uses of Californian poppy
Grown for their bright, poppy-like flowers. Suitable for rock gardens and gaps in paving. Suitable for coastal conditions.