Mission Bells California Poppy Seeds

4 out of 5 stars
(3 reviews)

'Mission Bells' with its stunning, saucer-shaped, bright rose, red, orange, white, and yellow double and semi-double, ruffled flowers is the epitome of summer in a carpet of color. A heat- and drought-tolerant plant requiring little care, it will self-sow, providing years of beauty.

Botanical Name: Eschscholzia californica

Family: Papaveraceae

Native: North America

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 8–10; usually grown as an annual.

Plant Dimensions: 9"–18" tall and wide

Variety Information: 2"–3" rose, red, orange, white, and yellow silky, saucer-shaped flowers with four delicate, slightly ruffled paper-like petals.

Type: California

Exposure: Full Sun

Bloom Period: Spring to frost

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, when soil temperature is 50°–60°F, or early to mid-fall for bloom the following spring. Mild Climates: Late summer to early fall for winter and spring bloom.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended; roots sensitive to disturbance.

Days to Emerge: 7–14 days

Seed Depth: Scatter and rake in lightly

Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 4"–6"

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Mission Bells California Poppy Seeds Reviews

3 reviews

Nice Quality seeds

4 out of 5 stars May 14, 2020
the seeds are really nice quality and got good germination rate. I was hoping for all the colors mentioned to flower but I got only orange(90%) and yellow (10%).
Dilish from CA
Owner Response: Hi there, We are so sorry you didn't get to experience the beautiful array of colors in this blend. A customer service agent will be with you shortly to help remedy the situation.


3 out of 5 stars Jul 2, 2021
Only a few seeds bloomed - probably 5 poppys which were nice but would have liked to see more!
Marie from NJ

Easy to grow and beautiful!

5 out of 5 stars Oct 9, 2022
I planted this variety in fall 2021 just outside my open fence line in poor, rocky soil among some Hamlin fountain grasses that get some water from our automatic irrigation system. The area is on top of a ravine and receives frequent, strong winds pretty frequently (up to 75 MPH in spring) These germinated in the fall (probably helped by an October rain and winter snow) and did fabulously. They started blooming in April and went strong trough July. They have since self-seeded. I pruned them back and the same plants are growing new foliage and flowering again in September/October. I would probably have gotten more plants and flowers if I tilled and amended the soil, but I am very pleased with the results!
William from NV

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