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Species Name: Dendromecon harfordii
Common Name: Channel Island Bush Poppy
- One of our most popular native shrubs! Beautiful, bright yellow flowers contrast with blue-gray foliage. Heavy bloom in season. Rare in nature. Limited distribution.
- Plant Family: Papaveraceae
- Plant Type: Shrub
- Height by Width: 8' H x 6' W
- Growth Habit: Shrub
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
- Soil Preference: Well-draining
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
- Cold Hardy to:
- Flower Season: Winter/Spring
- Flower Color: Yellow
- Endangered?: List 4/Red 1-2-3
- Distribution: Channel Islands
- Natural Habitat: Dry shrubby slopes to 900'
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.