Dendromecon rigida

The one species of Tree or Bush Poppy is native to California and northern Baja California, Mexico. It is ideal when grown in warm climates with other drought-resistant plants and natives, such as Manzanita and Ceanothus. Flowers mass on its many branches from mid spring through summer among leathery leaves. Prune to encourage bushy growth after bloom.
Dendromecon rigida
Smaller than D. hafordii and less free flowering, this native chapparal shrub is ideal for dry hillside plantings. Prune plants after flowering.

Attributes - Dendromecon rigida

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Mid Summer

Flower Color: Yellow

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 4 ft. to 10 ft.

Width: 10 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates. Drought Tolerant, Fragrant, Long Blooming, Showy Flowers.

Related Plants

Dendromecon harfordii, Dendromecon rigida harfordii
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