Fpo 8830 cal poppy
Days To Maturity : 60
Germination Days : 10-12
Planting Depth : 1/8
Seed Code : C
Seeds Per Packet : 1000
Spacing : 12
When To Plant : Fall
When To Plant : Early spring
38 PKTs Available
California Poppy FPO-8830

PKT

1000
Seeds

Rich golden satiny flowers

2" wide, and silvery, fernlike leaves on 8-24" plants.

Tolerates light frost and drought, blooms all summer with minimal water.

Non-narcotic sedative, tea, or syrup for coughs.BOTANICAL NAME:Eschscholzia californica

GROWING INSTRUCTIONS :

Doesn't transplant well, sow directly into bed, covering very lightly if at all-best to dig bed and rake to fine tilth, then mix the seed in this packet with a gallon of soil and broadcast that. Sow in fall or very early spring, and may sow again one month later for long bloom. Like light soils all the way into the sandy/gravelly range. Needs good drainage. Give a little humus when preparing bed. Remove seed capsules for more blooms. Orange stains on packet natural.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: Annual/Height 18-36"/Spacing 12"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Bee Friendly

Customer Reviews

Add your Review

reseeds madly on the wind
on 02/07/15 by Poppet Sanderson

Drought tolerant, reseeds itself. Does not survive winter here in upstate NY. I save some seeds and plant in the spring. Dont attempt to transplant.