California Poppy Seeds

Very showy, 3" orange flowers.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

When “wild” gardeners think of California Poppies, this is the one that comes to mind. Majestic, elegant, and stunningly colorful. Though California Poppy Seeds can, of course, be planted in smaller plots, they tend to truly dazzle when planted in abundance.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Eschscholzia californica
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 21 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
Plant Spacing 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Bloom Color Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Bloom Time Mid-Summer
Foliage Blue-Green, Herbaceous
Other Details Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Soil pH Requirements 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 50