Eschscholzia californica - California poppy
Tongva - mekachaa
Cahuilla - tesinat
California poppies bloom throughout summer and can reach heights of two feet. Pinch blooms from their stems as they begin to fade to encourage new blooms to form.
- Plant in full sun
- Irrigate occasionally to infrequently
- Loam, or sand texture dirt and requires good drainage
- Native to California