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Poppy, California (pack) - SWF401

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Planting Wildflowers

Planting Wildflowers

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California Poppy - Eschscholzia californica

Tender Perennial Open Pollinated. This brilliant orange wildflower is California's state flower, but it will grow in a variety of regions. Satiny petals grow on multi-branched, slender 8"-24" stems. Finely dissected leaves are blue-green. Blooms close at night or on overcast days. Grows with little maintenance and re-seeds heavily. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft. Thin to 6" apart when plants reach 1".

Flowers: Deer resistant. Blooms spring to late summer
Attracts: Attracts bees, butterflies, and beneficial insects
Soil: Prefers slightly acidic, well drained soil
Native: California

USDA Zone: 3-9
Plant In: Fall or Spring
Planting Depth: 1/16"
Days to Germinate: 15-30 Days
Height At Maturity: 8"-24"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Light Water

Annual Native Eschscholzia californica Height: 12-18 Bloom Season: Spring/Summer Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~1840 seeds/pack) Facts of Note: California's state flower, direct seed in sun, likes slightly acidic, well-drained soil, blooms close at night or on overcast days, short-lived perennial with some summer water.

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