California poppy

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California poppy

n.
A plant (Eschscholzia californica) native to western North America, having finely divided leaves and showy orange or yellow flowers.

California poppy

n
(Plants) a papaveraceous plant, Eschscholtzia californica, of the Pacific coast of North America, having yellow or orange flowers and finely divided bluish-green leaves. Also called: eschscholzia or eschscholtzia

Cal′ifor′nia pop′py


n.
a poppy, Eschscholziacalifornica, having feathery bluish foliage and orange-yellow flowers.
[1890–95, Amer.]
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Noun1.California poppy - of Pacific coast of North AmericaCalifornia poppy - of Pacific coast of North America; widely cultivated for its yellow to red flowers
poppy - annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers
Eschscholtzia, genus Eschscholtzia - showy herbs of western North America
Translations
Schlafmützchen
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Seeds of change - Many plants grow easily from seed, including sweet peas, cosmos, flowering tobacco, cornflowers and Californian poppies.
And favourite annuals taste sweet to honeybees - nigella, sunflowers, poached egg plant, forget-me-not, cosmos, zinnias, Californian poppies and candytuft.
If you have space for a large drift of annual flowers in a sunny position then Californian Poppies (Escscholzia) are hard to beat.
One of the most striking flowery sites, shown in the book, is a fabulous display of Californian Poppies, a river of red petals gushing across the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve.
CALIFORNIAN poppies and salvias with orange and blue blooms are a winning combination and can be used to plug the gaps or add bold drifts of colour.
Californian poppies and salvias with blue and orange blooms are a winning combination and can be used to plug gaps in flowerbeds.
With no firm favourite variety, I find annual Ladybird poppies (Papaver commutatum), their scarlet petals dotted with black, as equally entrancing as annual Californian poppies (Eschscholtzia californica) in a delicate pastel palette through to scorching orange, yellows and reds and these are as spellbinding as stately perennial Oriental poppies (Papaver orientale), annual Shirley poppies (P.
Remove faded from marginals seed unwanted -"Really interesting mixtures are available now which are called international cornfield annuals, which include Californian poppies and other plants which will give a Hicks.
Ladybirds and some hoverfly eat green and blackfly, so plant some simple species with accessible pollen, such as poached egg plants, Californian poppies and angelica to attract them.
Other good candidates include self-sown seedlings including Californian poppies (Eschscholzia californica), hellebores, Verbena bonariensis and wallflowers.
Other good candidates include selfsown seedlings including Californian poppies (Eschscholzia californica), hellebores, Verbena bonariensis and wallflowers.

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