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Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica

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Zones A1-A3, 1-45, H1, H2
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Moderate, Minimal

Eschscholzia californica mexicana

Mexican Gold Poppy
Papaveraceae
Annuals

ESCHSCHOLZIA

Poppy relatives with upward-facing, four-petaled yellow or orange blooms above finely cut foliage. Individual plants grow to about 1 1/2 ft. wide. Of the several species native to western North America and Mexico, E. californica is the most outstanding and the most widely used. All are drought-tolerant, but giving them summer water will extend their flowering season.

Eschscholzia californica mexicana

Native to Arizona, New Mexico, southern Utah, west Texas, Mexico. Plant grows to 8 in., has less finely divided leaves than California poppy.

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