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Eschscholzia californica crocea

No current common name.

We currently do not grow this plant.

Munz lists four 'tendencies' that have largely geographic separations. An inland perennial form that ranges away from the coast from Wash. to S.Cal. This is var. crocea that has large orange flowers in spring and a succession of smaller and more yellow flowers later in the season. Use the form if you possibly can that is in your area. In USDA zones 5-7 it will become an annual.

Eschscholzia californica crocea tolerates clay.

Eschscholzia californica crocea's foliage type is deciduous.
Eschscholzia californica crocea's flower color is orange and has a fragrance.

Communities for Eschscholzia californica crocea:Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland, Northern Coastal Sage Scrub, Northern Oak Woodland and Southern Oak Woodland.

ph: 6.00 to 8.00
usda: 7 to 10
height[m]: 0.10 to 0.50
width[m]: 0.50 to 1.00
rainfall[cm]: 47.00 to 111.00

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