Man, I love California poppies. Along with the cheery but intense colour, the petals’ rough-ish textures make me think of Japanese architectural woodwork. [Hmph. It’s been suggested that these are Iceland poppies. Maybe so.]
We have a big patch in the back yard; here are two views.
The closer you get, the better they look.
I was enjoying the dappled shade, but in another corner of the lawn some were in full sunlight.