perennial, annual

Eschscholzia californica | California Poppy

This wildflower is very popular—likely the most popular wildflower, period. California Poppy is a shortlived perennial most often grown as an annual. It is known to naturalize in many regions of California and the Southwest. Plant seeds where you want plants to grow in the fall.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: full sun

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 1 feet high

Width: 1 feet wide

Foliage Color: light green

Flower Color: gold, orange

Flower Season: spring, winter

Wildlife: bees