Collarless California Poppy, Dwarf California Poppy, Tufted California Poppy
Eschscholzia caespitosa 'Sundew'

Family: Papaveraceae (pa-pav-er-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Eschscholzia (es-SHOLT-zee-uh) (Info)
Species: caespitosa (kess-pi-TOH-suh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sundew

Category:

Annuals

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Blue-Green

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Henderson, Nevada

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 30, 2004, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Grows only 10 to 15 cm tall with small pale yellow flowers. The blooms close each night and on overcast days. The feathery foliage is attractive, too. Does not get floppy as E. Californica sometimes can do. It grows along my gardenpath.