Resources

Site Tours

To help plan your spring tour of Wildflowering L.A. after visiting the map page, download this PDF list of the most active sites organized by geographic region. And for the energetic cyclist crowd in North East L.A. – where there is an especially heavy concentration of sites – a special map for touring on two wheels has been created. Share your text and photo blooming updates with the Twitter and Instagram hashtag #wildfloweringLA.

Seed Mixes

Custom Wildflowering L.A. seed mixtures inspired by Reyner Banham’s 1971 book, Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies and developed with the Theodore Payne Foundation are ‘prescribed’ to participating land owners based on geography.

Coastal Seed Mix

Flatlands Seed Mix

Hillside Seed Mix

Roadside Seed Mix

Coastal

(Download pdf)

  • Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia (Beach Suncups)
  • Eschscholzia californica var. maritima (California Coastal Poppy)
  • Gilia capitata (Globe Gilia)
  • Leptosiphon grandiflorus (Large Flower Linanthus)
  • Lupinus bicolor (Miniature Lupine)
  • Lupinus succulentus (Arroyo Lupine)

Flatlands

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  • Achillea millefolium (White Yarrow)
  • Clarkia purpurea (Winecup Clarkia)
  • Clarkia unguiculata (Elegant Clarkia)
  • Eschscholzia californica (California poppy)
  • Gilia tricolor (bird’s eye Gilia)
  • Layia platyglossa (Tidy Tips)
  • Lupinus truncatus (Collared Annual Lupine)
  • Stipa pulchra (Purple Needlegrass)

 Hillside

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  • Clarkia amoena (Farewell-to-Spring)
  • Clarkia unguiculata (Elegant Clarkia)
  • Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy)
  • Gilia capitata (Globe Gilia)
  • Layia platyglossa (Tidy Tips)
  • Linum lewisii (Blue Flax)
  • Lupinus succulentus (Arroyo Lupine)
  • Mentzelia lindleyi (Blazing Star)
  • Lasthenia californica (Goldfields)
  • Phacelia minor (California Bluebell)
  • Phacelia tanacetifolia (Lacy Phacelia)

Roadside

(Download pdf)

  • Amsinckia menziesii (Fiddleneck)
  • Clarkia unguiculata (Elegant Clarkia)
  • Eschscholzia californica (California poppy)
  • Gilia capitata (Globe Gilia)
  • Gilia tricolor (Bird’s Eye Gilia)
  • Layia platyglossa (Tidy Tips)
  • Lupinus succulentus (Arroyo Lupine)
  • Phacelia tanacetifolia (Lacy Phacelia)

Sowing Instructions

sowing-instructions

Download Sowing and Growing California Native Wildflowers pdf

 

 

Seed Collecting 

 

 

Other Information

Purchase California Native Plant Seeds from Theodore Payne Foundation Nursery eStore                                   

Theodore Payne Foundation’s Wildflower Hotline: 818.768.3533  (Hotline operates seasonally March through May)  

 

Exhibition Press Release

Wildflowering LA Press Release April 2014