Poppy California Orange – Item #498


California’s state flower, and North America’s most popular wildflower. Glowing orange blossoms shaped like delicate cups top a low-growing mass of feathery foilage. An excellent choice for dry areas and beautiful in mass plantings. Grown as an annual in cold climates.

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Additional information

Weight 5 g
Dimensions 0.25 × 4 × 4.875 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: barely cover

Plant Space: scatter

Thin Space: 6″ (15cm)

Sprouts In: 10-15 days

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)

Blooms In: spring

Type: tender perennial