Photo by Melody
Guess what time it is? It's time for the DG County Fair! Now in it's sixth year, enter your blue-ribbon photos or mouth-watering recipes for a chance to win a gift subscription! Click here here to get all the details, dates and entry rules.

PlantFiles: Desert poppy
Eschscholzia glyptosperma

bookmark
Family: Papaveraceae (pa-pav-er-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Eschscholzia (es-SHOLT-zee-uh) (Info)
Species: glyptosperma (glip-toh-SPER-ma) (Info)

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Click thumbnail
to view:

By Xenomorf
Thumbnail #1 of Eschscholzia glyptosperma by Xenomorf

By Xenomorf
Thumbnail #2 of Eschscholzia glyptosperma by Xenomorf

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive gregr18 On May 21, 2006, gregr18 from Bridgewater, MA (Zone 6b) wrote:

A very attractive plant native to the Mojave Desert region. According to some information on the California State Polytechnic University Eschscholzia webpage, the seeds have an extremely long dormancy which unfortunately makes this plant difficult to maintain in cultivation.

Regional...

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

Bellingham, Washington



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America