California Poppy #1068300



California Poppy
Eschscholzia californica

The plant looks dry and there is a cup of water nearby. What will you do?
Run away, do a raindance or water it.
State
Parents
There are no known parents.

The Names of California poppy varieties tell much about it’s charming appearance. With colorful names such as Golden poppy, ‘Copa del Oro’ (Cup of Gold) or California sunlight and Flame Flower to Kalifornischer Kappenmohn’ (Californian cap poppy') and Schlafmützchen’ (little bedcap). One of its spanish names, Dormidera (from dormida = sleep), may refer to its sedative qualities or to its habit of closing its blossoms early and not opening them on gloomy days at all. Only the sun gets it to show its full beauty.

Current location
This plant is in ippycake's Greenhouse.

09/12/19
Taken by ippycake.