Poppy California Dwarf Seeds

Poppy California Dwarf Seeds

Eschscholzia caespitosa

Item #1291

Annual. Fall in love with the charming, sunny yellow flowers that rise above mounds of finely divided green leaves. Often called tufted poppy, this delightful native prefers dry soils and grows best in cool weather. Grow with other California poppies for a procession of bloom and colors. Spring blooming plants may self-seed for additional flowering in fall. Grown as an annual, but perennial in USDA zones 8-10.

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Full sun

Blooms in spring and fall

6"-10" 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 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; does not transplant well.

Artist: Marjorie Leggitt

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