Poppy California Orange Seeds (LG)

Poppy California Orange Seeds (LG)

Eschscholzia californica

Item #7200

LARGE PACKET

Annual. (Perennial in USDA zones 7-11) Imagine what a sight it was for early explorers and settlers when they first laid eyes on the California hillsides massed with golden-orange flowers fluttering in the breeze. Drought tolerant, the state flower of California is an ideal plant for naturalized, wildflower areas. Deer resistant.




Annual
Perennial in
USDA zones
7-11

Full sun

Blooms spring
and fall

6”-12” tall

Days to Emerge:
10 days

Seed Depth:
1/8-1/4””

Seed Spacing:
Scatter about 25
seeds per square
foot and rake in

Thinning:
Not necessary


Sown at the rate of about 25 seeds per square foot, this packet covers approximately 250 square feet.

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost or as soon as soil can be worked; or early to mid-fall for bloom the following spring.

When to start inside: Not recommended; does not transplant well.



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