Also known as the flame flower, the Golden Poppy grows wild throughout California. It became the state flower in 1903.
Tissue paper poppy
Supplies needed: colored tissue paper, scissors and pipe cleaners
- Cut tissue paper into rectangles of desired size
- Fold all the tissue paper pieces some what like an accordian look
- Wind one end of the pipe cleaner around the middle of the accordion looking tissue paper.
- Gently separate each layer pulling upwards toward the middle of the flower.
You then have your completed State flower, the Golden Poppy.