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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 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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