ESCHSCHOLZIA CALIFORNICA – WOOD POPPY
A WoodPoppy perennial is a showy little plant that has flowers that are just full of color and very vibrant. This perennial will grow best in USDA Climate Zones 6 thru 10. These perennials prefer to grow in soils that are moist, but are well drained. They thrive and grow to their best potential when they are planted in the full sunlight as well. These plants do great in any garden when planted with other perennials, shrubs and trees they truly accent one another. It looks especially fantastic when they are planted near and around water gardens with the colors they bring. This perennial will attract a wide variety of wildlife to your garden. It will grow to be just over a foot tall, and it will be equally as wide. The blooms themselves can grow to be about 2 inches wide. If you are planting them in groups than just be sure to plant them about 12 inches apart to prevent over-crowding. The flowers that this perennial produces are golden yellow to orange color, and they will bloom from the June to July months. They are large cupped shaped flowers, and it has a slight smell to it. This slight smell usually attracts bees and butterflies to your garden. The foliage on this flower consists of a long green stalk, and the leaves are dark green with a slight blue tint. Adding this perennial to any garden will add a nice pop of color anywhere. If you need color then you should plant a large grouping of these perennials, and the area will be instantly brightened up with great color.
USDA Climate Zone: 6 – 10
Plant Height: 1-1.5 Feet
Plant Width: 1-1.5 Feet
Soil Type: Moist, Well Drained Soils
Sun: Full Sun
Ships As: Bareroot Plant