Dendromecon Species, Bush Poppy, Tree Poppy

Dendromecon rigida

Family: Papaveraceae (pa-pav-er-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dendromecon (den-droh-MEE-kon) (Info)
Species: rigida (RIG-ih-duh) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Evergreen

Foliage Color:

Bronze

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Hardiness:

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

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Calabasas, California

Grass Valley, California

Hesperia, California

San Diego, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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2
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Apr 25, 2007, 123456789 from Winston, OR wrote:

I had some success propogating this from seed so I have to brag!! try dropping seed in heated liquid smoke ( do not attempt inside a home,) and add wood ash. it should fizzle like soda pop, repeat this and leave to cold stratify outside all winter or 3-4 months in fridge good luck!!

Neutral

On Oct 13, 2004, Kelli from L.A. (Canoga Park), CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

This plant is considered a "fire follower", that is, it only germinates after a fire.

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