Poppy California Thai Silk Mixed Colors – Item #4494


Winner of the Royal Horticultural Society of Garden Merit. Stunning chiffon-textured petals with wavy edges in shades of red, pink and orange. Flowers freely above fine gray-green foliage. Drought tolerant and well suited for naturalizing.

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Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: barely cover

Spacing: scatter

Sprouts In: 10-15 days

Thinning: 6″ (15cm)

Start outdoors in a sunny location in early spring two weeks prior to last frost or fall/winter in areas with mild winters. Germinates best in cool weather and well-drained soil. Keep young plants evenly moist and well weeded. Do not fertilize.

Blooms profusely in cooler growing conditions and can rebound in the fall after summer heat. Plants tolerate poor soil and light drought. Remove faded flowers to encourage more blossoms.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Eschscholzia californica

Height: 12″ (30cm)

Bloom Period: summer

Type: tender perennial