Flowers Poppy California 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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1/16 Ounce

$5.95
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$16.00
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$23.55
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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 packs or pots. 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.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Eschscholzia californica
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
55 - 60 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Product Features
Wildflower Wildflower
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Grows Well in Containers Wildflower