Eschscholzia Caespitosa Dwarf Yellow California Tufted Poppy, 1,000 Seeds

The Dirty Gardener

$ 1.40 


Eschscholzia caespitosa is a great, drought tolerant low growing flower. Fast shipping from The Dirty Gardener. Poppies attract bees, butterflies, and birds. The huge showy 2 - 4 inches blooms make them an excellent cut flower, and their unique looking seed pods are splendid in dried arrangements or for crafts. They are known in folk medicine as a mild sedative and analgesic. The california poppy is a protected species, and there is a $500 per plant fine for destroying them! Bloom time: spring .yellow - yellow orange. Hardiness zone: annual (but reseeds itself easily, so it acts like a perennial in all zones). Light requirements: sun . . . Soil / water: dry.

  • Sunshine yellow poppies attract butterflies, bees and birds
  • Medium 2-4 inch blooms wave atop ferny, blue-green foliage
  • Grows up to 12-18 inches tall and prefer full sun
  • Drought tolerant and ideal for dry, arid climates
  • Gorgeous in cut flower arrangements and press beautifully

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