Eschscholzia californica is also known as California Poppy, California Sunlight, Cup of Gold, and Golden Cup. It is an annual plant. California Poppy has bright orange-yellow flowers. It is from the Papaveraceae family of plants. It flowers in the summer. It is native to India and the United States.
It grows to 30cm or 1ft high. It is a bushy plant. Eschscholzia californica has finely divided leaves. They are blue-green. The flowerer orange, yellow and red.
How to grow Eschscholzia californica or California Poppy:
Grow Eschscholzia californica in the sun. Plant it in well-drained soil. It does need the sun for the flowers to open. It is drought-tolerant. It also tolerates coastal gardens. Whether you plant it in masses or small bunches it adds a punch of color to your landscape. Cut it back after flowering. Eschscholzia californica is generally disease-free and pest-free.