Poppy: California: Orange

Poppy: California: Orange - Seeds & Bulbs

Poppy - California
(Eschscholzia california)

This is the state flower of California, and planted in mass, the effect is breathtaking. The flowers are silky and saucer-shaped, and are great for naturalizing in wildflower areas. This drought-resistant native American wildflower is a perennial, but is usually grown as an annual, although the foliage will usually overwinter in USDA zones 7 to 11. When used as a wildflower, one packet will plant 40 sq. ft.

Availability: Usually leaves our warehouse in 2-3 business days.

Estimated Seed Count
Area Covered
Packet (sm)
2 oz
1,800 sq ft
4 oz
3,600 sq ft
8 oz
7,250 sq ft
1 lb
14,500 sq ft

Flower Type: Annual (perennial)
Bloom Time: Spring and Fall
Height: 6" to 12"
Exposure: Full Sun

When to Sow Outside: In cold climates, sow in spring as early as the soil can be worked. In warm climates, sow in fall for fall and early spring color.
When to Sow Inside: Does not transplant well.
Seed Depth: 1/8"
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 10
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 6" apart

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