Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Dendromecon rigida
bush poppy

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Dendromecon or bush poppy is a perennial shrub 8’x 8′ with very bright yellow poppy flowers that bloom in early spring through early summer. Plant in full sun to part shade. If planted in part shade and occasional irrigation they can flower all year.  Soil should be well draining. 

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Dendromecon rigida

Common Name

bush poppy

Origin

California Native

Characteristics

Plant Type

Shrub

Growth Rate

Fast growth rate

Mature Size

8' tall × 8' wide

Flower Color

Yellow

Blooming Season

Flowers Spring / Summer

Foliage

Evergreen

Wildlife Value

Bees

Climactic Requirements

Light

Full Sun / Filtered Sun / Part Shade

Water

Drought Tolerant
Availability

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