Theodore Payne Foundation inspires and educates Southern Californians about
the beauty and ecological benefits of California native plant landscapes.
March 23, 2019 — Poppy Day Spring Plant Sale! Make your own super bloom at home with our great selection of annuals and bulbs. Discounts for all and a special signing at 1:30 by Spencer Westbrook, author of “A Guide to Wildflower Locations in Central and Southern California.”
TPF IN THE NEWS
March 23,2019 – NBC covers Poppy Day!
March 20, 2019 – Join TPF in advocating for a native oak in El Pueblo plaza!
March 1, 2019 – Pasadena Star News coverage of the 2019 Wild Flower Hotline!
Image courtesy of Spencer Westbrook
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UPCOMING CLASSES & EVENTS
Mar 30: Right Plant, Right Place
Apr 6 & 7: Native Plant Garden Tour
Apr 13: Wild Flower Photography Workshop
Apr 20: Teas and Sachets Workshop
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Theodore Payne Foundation’s 36 year old Wild Flower Hotline reached 100,000 through Facebook and has had 46,000 page visits since March 1. A confluence of weather, technology, and timing has put TPF in the center of the “super bloom” phenomenon.
California poppy held on to top position in February 2019. It shares the Top 10 with other heavy bloomers like Margarita BOP, Matilija poppy, and monkey flower. Flat-topped buckwheat is a break out, adding to the Eriogonum fasciculatum varieties that have previously...