Dendromecon harfordii

Channel Island Bush Poppy

Plant family: Papaveraceae - Poppy


Plant type: Shrub, Tree

Plant origin: N/A, California

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Fifteen Gallon 0   179.00
One Gallon 0   19.99
Five gallon - Natural 0   59.99

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Flower Color Yellow
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 5-15 feet
Spread 10-15 feet
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Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sand

Special Characteristic

Hedges and Screens, Tolerant of Clay Soil, Tolerates Hard Frost

Plant Highlights

Bush Island Poppy is a beautiful shrub with waxy, blue-green leaves and large(3”) golden flowers that bloom intermittently all year, with particularly strong blooming in spring and summer. The combination of its leaf color, gorgeous blooms and drought tolerance make this a highly-prized landscaping plant. It can be used as a small tree or accent plant in a small garden, as a backdrop in large-scale dry borders, or as a hedge or screen that requires very little water. This plant is not a host to the Glassy Wing Sharpshooter and has been recommended as a replacement for Oleanders that have died as a result of Pierce’s Disease. Provide full sun or part shade and well-draining soil.

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Great pictures ! This plant is so rare in cultivation. Ever think you’ll sell it again?

Posed by: Max , on Feb 26 2023 4:50PM