Common Name: California Poppy
Dr J. F. von Eschscholtz was a naturalist and member of a Russian expedition to N.W USA last century.
Category: Annuals & Biennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage
|Hardiness: Hardy||Height: 0.30 m (30 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 0.15 m (15 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: Orange|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: July & August|
Soil Type: Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained
Annual with finely divided leaves. Produces many poppy like bright orange flowers in summer. Flowers are followed by long seed capsules. Self seed freely.
Eschscholzia 'Fire Bush'