CAPIS: CALIFORNIA PLANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Photo Credits: 2011 George Jackson | 2009 Keir Morse | 2010 Neal Kramer

USDA Zones: 8-10
Sunset Zones: 1-5, 7-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full
Water: Low
Soil: Adaptable
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: No
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Annual
Size: 1 ft wide x 2 ft high
Form: Herbaceous - Solitary
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Season: Spring
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Fine
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: No
Special: None

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where California poppy grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.