Flower Database

California poppy

Basic information
Flower Name
California poppy
Formal Name
Eschscholtzia californica
Alias
California poppy, 花菱草, Escholtzia
Habitat
California(USA)
Morph
Cold hardiness of years grass
Comment
California poppy,(scientific name:Eschscholtzia californica) is a hardy perennial grass native to California. Many four-valve flowers bloom in early summer, the leaves aresplit like the leaves of the cosmos narrowly. Golden waist is a large flower which as a yellow petal and orange-colored center.
The colors of the flower are abundant.The flower flowers in the day and is closed in the evening. The Japanese name depends on a corolla openning up and becomes the lozenge shape. The name fo 'California poppy' is named from the California native poppy. 
Generic name: California poppy,Scientific name:Eschscholtzia californica, aka: Escholtzia, Crest hanabishi,Gold Sterling flower, Cup of Gold, origin: California (USA), Living type: hardy perennials, plant height: 10 - 50 cm, flower color: yellow, Orange, white, red, peach, flowering period: May to June.
Detailed information
Order
Ranunculales
Family
Papaveraceae
Genus
Eschscholtzia
Species
E. californica
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cupulate
Leaf type
Pinnate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden Botanic garden
Color
Red, Pink, Orange, Yellow, White
Season
May Jun
Height
10  ~ 50  [cm]
Diameter
5  ~ 7