Poppy California Orange Seeds

Poppy California Orange Seeds

Eschscholzia californica

Item #1032

Annual. (Perennial in USDA zones 7 or warmer, though often overwinters in other areas.) Imagine what a sight it was for early explorers and settlers when they first laid eyes on the California hillsides amassed 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.

(Perennial in USDA zone 7 or warmer)

Full sun

Blooms in spring and fall

6”-12” tall

Days to Emerge:
10 days

Seed Depth
and Spacing:
Scatter and
rake in lightly

Not necessary

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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