Native to the temperate Pacific coastal regions of North and South America, these clumping evergreen and annual perennials are grown for their satiny, cup-shaped flowers. All tolerate lean soil, but grow and flower best in humus-rich loam. Good drainage is essential.Calandrinia ciliata
This commonWestern wildflower populatessunny meadows, growing 8–16in. high and wide, with narrow,fleshy, gray-green leaves. Fromlate winter into spring, daintymagenta flowers, about 1 in.wide, are produced on 8-in.-longstems. Grow from seed.
Topnotch flower for cutting and drying. Grows 2 ft. tall, with scanty, narrow leaves and 1- to 2-in. p...
Mexican native related to California poppy (Eschscholzia). Bushy, open grower 2 to 3 ft. high...
Compact grower to just 1 ft. tall, 1 1/2 ft. wide, with deep red, trumpet-shaped petals tipped in...