The Dirty Gardener

The Dirty Gardener California Poppy Wildflower Seeds, 1-Pound

California Poppy Eschscholzia californica (Papaveraceae) An upright, compact annual or tender perennial that is native the southwestern United States. Very drought tolerant and is ideal for dry, arid climates. The brilliant orange flowers, are 2-4 Inch in diameter, borne individually on long stalks. Poppy's prefer full sun with light to sandy soils. Remarkably uniform and neat in appearance. A popular variety to press. Height: 12-18 Inch Germination: 15-30 days Optily uniform and neat in appearance. A popular variety to press. Height: 12-18 Inch Germination: 15-30 days Optimum soil temperature for germination: 60-70F Sowing depth: 1/16" Blooming period: April-August Average seeds per pound: 293,000 Seeding rate: 8 lbs. per acre Blooms close each night at sunset or on dull days. The finely divided foliage is bluish-green in color making identification easy prior to flowering. read more