California Poppies - Knowledgebase Question

Laguna Beach, CA
Question by normmeager
May 27, 1999
What do you do when California poppies get tall and leggy? Can they be cut back?

Answer from NGA
May 27, 1999


Eschscholzia, or California Poppy, can grow 1'-2' tall. To keep them looking attractive, deadhead frequently. You can cut back the spent flowering stalks and the plants should rebloom later in the season.

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