Eschscholzia caespitosa

Eschscholzia caespitosa

Tufted poppy

Low water requirement, native annual found in grasslands of California’s Central Valley. Beautiful bright yellow flowers usually grow with several stems from a tuft of basal leaves, bloom April to August. Prefers medium to fine textured soils at altitudes between 3,500 and 5,000 ft.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 12 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
3,500 
- 5,000 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Marginal
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Average

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
40.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
320,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer