Californian Poppy Single Mixed Seeds

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500 Seeds
Eschscholzia californica
Item Code: 11542
Hardy Annual (HA)
Full Sun
Suitable for Containers
Suitable for Attracting Bees
Suitable for Attracting Butterflies
Perfect for Pollination
Height: 35cm/14in
Plant Class: Hardy Annual (HA)
Habit: Bushy, Dwarf

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Delightfully simple flowers in a lovely range of colours. Great value.

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Planting & Harvesting

Sow & Grow

Sow outdoors, March-May or August-October, where they are to flower, 0.5cm (¼") deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-drained soil, which has already been watered. Seedlings usually appear in 14-28 days. Thin seedlings to 15cm (6") apart. Water well until plants are established. For a continuous display, make sowings at two to three-week intervals. Sowings made in curves, rather than straight lines, often create a more pleasing effect. Flowers: June-October. Late summer and autumn sowings will flower the following year, often earlier than spring sowings.

Hint's & Tips

Save a few seeds to sow in late June and, in most years, you will have blooms until the first frosts. Remove the dead heads regularly to prolong the flowering season.