Eschscholzia californica mexicana
Mexican Gold Poppy
Poppy relatives with upward-facing, four-petaled yellow or orange blooms above finely cut foliage. Individual plants grow 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.
Native to Arizona, New Mexico, southern Utah, west Texas, Mexico. Plant grows to 8 in., has less finely divided leaves than California poppy.
Wild species (for which seed is available) grows 2 to 4 ft. tall (possibly to 6 ft. under ideal condit...
Andean native, botanically known as Solanum tuberosum. For ornamental relatives, see Sola...
Perennial grown as a cool-season annual. Erect and bushy to 6-10 in. high and 9-12 in. wide. Many stra...