Dendromecon rigida

Bush Poppy

Plant family: Papaveraceae - Poppy

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Plant type: Shrub, Tree

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
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Flower Color Yellow
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 3-5 feet, 5-15 feet
Spread 5-10 feet
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Chaparral

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Clay, Decomposed Granite, Serpentine

Special Characteristic

Tolerant of Clay Soil, Tolerates Hard Frost

Plant Highlights

This evergreen shrub is hardy and has 2" yellow flowers in the spring that show beautifully against the glaucous gray-green leaves. The Bush Poppy should be planted in full sun, with fast-draining soil. It will do well with no supplemental water after establishment and will grow quickly to 6' in the right conditions. It is a great plant where you need a tough yet beautiful shrub. Use for hedges, screens and as a backdrop in a dry garden.

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