are lower-growing and daintier than poppies and hover above feathery foliage,.
* WAIT UNTIL MIDSUMMER TO SOW OR TRANSPLANT annual flowers like California Poppies
, Cosmos and Cleome so they'll peak in early fall.
I had some flowers I had picked on the hill in a vase: bush lupine, California poppies
, and some of the grass that grows here.
By planting flowers like the California poppies
, corn poppies, marigolds, bleeding hearts, or calla lilies, the deer may go elsewhere to fill their bellies.
Rarely missed are a few orange California poppies
in a field and nothing is more vivid than a whole field of poppies.
These are the plants with which we generally start gardening - cornflowers and love-in-a mist, clarkia and godetia, larkspur, pot marigolds and California poppies
The mix is primarily comprised of California poppies
, rose clover, African daisies, baby blue eyes, buffalo eyes, goldfields and tidy tips daisies.
Eschscholzia california typically orange yellow in colour, are now available in a range of colours and they flower prolifically from June to September frosts.
The UV-B-sensitive pollen came from sweet corn, rye, pears, pistachios, Montmorency cherries, California poppies
, the Ultra Pink petunia, and a range of other plants.
Today more than 40 states have xeriscape projects, and because xeriscapes are based on climate, there is great variation: An upstate New York yard teeming with bee balms, sun-flowers, tulips, daffodils, grape hyacinths, snowdrops, and daylilies, for example, contrasts sharply with the irises, corn-flowers, yarrows, California poppies
, and catchflies that thrive in Reno, Nevada.
Hiking trails have been cut through the middle of endangered clarkia habitat, groundskeepers at the golf course dug up a sand dune with endangered lessingia on it, and gardeners repeatedly mowed a hillside covered with wildflowers, such as tidy tips and California poppies
, in an effort to reduce the danger of fire.
From June to October, the 3- to 5-inch blooms of California poppies
stare out above their lacy foliage.
From a hotel group that has seriously stepped up its design game to a natural sunblock made from California poppies
, these are the recommendations I share with friends.--Irene Edwards
Resurrection is California poppies
. I'll explain in a moment.
YOU can sow hardy annuals such as nasturtiums, clarkia, alyssum, California poppies
and sunflowers straight onto the border according to what it says on the packets.