Flowers Poppy

California Poppy

Seed

Product ID: 1229

California wildflower.

Silky, 2-3" cups of brilliant orange top neat mounds of finely cut silvery-green foliage. Blooms over a long period. Drought tolerant. Tolerates light frost. Excellent for seeding large areas. Ht. 12-15". Avg. 17,350 seeds/oz. Packet: 500 seeds.

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$4.35
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1/16 Ounce

$6.25
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1/4 Ounce

$16.79
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1/2 Ounce

$24.73
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 14-21 days at 60-65°F (16-18°C).

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): After last frost, sow in place covering seed with 1/4" of soil. Thin to stand 6" apart when first true leaves appear. Cool nights are required to flower freely.
Transplant: Sow 2-3 weeks before last frost directly into cell packs or containers. Lightly cover seeds with medium. Bottom water or mist. Harden off and transplant outside after the danger of frost has passed. Seedlings are difficult to transplant. Cool nights are required to flower freely.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Well-drained, sandy soil with low fertility.

PLANT HEIGHT: 12-15".

PLANT SPACING: 6".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

USES: Beds, borders, and rock gardens. Commonly used as a wild flower.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Eschscholzia californica

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Eschscholzia californica
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.
55 - 60 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Product Features
Wildflower Wildflower
Wildflower
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Grows Well in Containers Wildflower