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.
European native known botanically as Beta vulgaris. Raised for their edible roots and tender young lea...
Two main kinds: climbing types, which trail over ground or climb to 6 ft. by coiling leafstalks; and c...
To 5 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide. Intensely fragrant, long, tubular white flowers are borne in tiers atop a s...