How to Plant and Grow California Poppies

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Welcome California poppies into your garden and watch a dazzling wildflower super bloom grow in your very own yard! These resilient flowers thrive in poor soil with little water and care while attracting pollinators that are beneficial to the local ecosystem. Learn how to plant and grow your own in this guide. Read more.

How to Grow and Care for Poppies

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Poppies are incredible stand-outs with an astounding range of sizes, colors, and growing preferences. From the vibrant, petite California to the stately, dramatic breadseed poppy, you have many options for making your garden shine. In fact, the hardest part about growing poppies might just be picking the right one.