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California Poppy


Basic Information

English Name: California Poppy
German Name: Kalifornien mohn
Latin Name: Eschscholzia californica
Released Date: 9/30/2017
Number of variant: 6
Colour assigned:

  • Variant 1: Orange 2 flowers
  • Variant 2: Orange 1 flower and 1 bud
  • Variant 3: Red
  • Variant 4: Pink
  • Variant 5: Yellow
  • Variant 6: Blue sleeping cap


The Names of California poppy tells much about its charming apearance. Starting from such colorful names as Golden poppy, ‘Copa del Oro’ (Cup of Gold) over California sunlight and Flame Flower to ‚Kalifornischer Kappenmohn’ (Californian 'cap poppy') or ‚Schlafmützchen’ (little bedcap). One of its spanish names, Dormidera (from dormida = sleep), may refer to its sedative qualities or to its habit of closing its blossoms early and not opening them on gloomy days at all. Only the sun gets it to show its full beauty. California poppy's predominant colour is a fiery orange but the weather also plays a major part in the color of the blooms. In the lower elevations or later in the year the flowers may be more of a yellowgolden hue. Elves use the caps of the flower bud as accesories, be it as hats or as bedcaps. There is a reason, why they are named elf caps.

Additional Information

  1. They can only be bred to the same species.
  2. Variant 3 might be a breed only flower.

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