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Eschscholzia californica 'Copper Pot'

Copper Pot California Poppy

Poppy

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This selection of California's state flower forms a ferny rosette, topped by flower stalks that produce dazzling red to copper-orange blooms, emerging for several weeks; cut down plants for reblooming flush; does well in poor, clay soils

Description

This selection of California's state flower forms a ferny rosette, topped by flower stalks that produce dazzling red to copper-orange blooms, emerging for several weeks; cut down plants for reblooming flush; does well in poor, clay soils

Landscape Attributes

Copper Pot California Poppy is an herbaceous annual with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting birds, bees and butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Copper Pot California Poppy is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Rock/Alpine Gardens;General Garden Use;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Copper Pot California Poppy will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity extending to 24 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 14 inches. Although it's not a true annual, this fast-growing plant can be expected to behave as an annual in our climate if left outdoors over the winter, usually needing replacement the following year. As such, gardeners should take into consideration that it will perform differently than it would in its native habitat.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

(annual)

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

12 inches (24 inches with the flowers)

14 inches

poor

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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