Flower, California Poppy Mix

Eschscholzia californica
$2.99 to $7.50
SKU: 0986
  • Self-seeding annual
  • Plants grow to 12-16 inches tall
  • Mixture of bright colors
  • Great for mass plantings

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(Eschscholzia californica) First noted on the Pacific coast by Dr. Johann Friedrich Eschscholtz, who was the leader of a Russian expedition in 1815. Officially designated the state flower of California on December 12, 1890. Spectacular long-lasting display of lively colors. Self-seeding annual, 12-16" tall.

Direct Seed: 1/4" Deep

Germination: 10-15 Days

Thin: 8-10" Apart

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - Direct seeding is preferable, as poppies do not like to have their roots disturbed. Sow seeds outdoors in the early spring when the soil is still cool and light frost is possible. Can also be sown in the fall just before the ground freezes. Plants will tolerate poor soil.