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Californian Poppy 'Rose Chiffon'Eschscholzia californicaCalifornia Poppy

Just £2.49

Hardy Annual
What is Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
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NEW

Easy to grow

A real show stopper in any bed or border display

Drought tolerant

1 packet (100 poppy seeds) £2.49 Despatch: within 5 days
Description Sowing More Info Delivery Reviews
NEW Beautiful semi-double, pink flowers with delightful frilled petals. Californian poppies are easy to grow and will thrive in almost any welldrained soil type. They are tolerant of drought and look fabulous planted along pathways or in gravel. Height 30cm (12in).

Patio, Cottage Gardens, Alpine & Rockery, Wildlife Gardens, Low Maintenance Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Coastal Garden

Hardy

full sun

Up to 30cm (12in)

Up to 25cm (10in)

easy

easy

1 packet (100 poppy seeds) (KA2637)

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Flowering Months
Gradually acclimatise eschscholzia plants to outdoor conditions when all risk of frost has passed before planting outdoors in any well drained soil in full sun. Water regularly until plants are fully established. Deadhead faded eschscholzia flowers to prevent them from self seeding.

Direct sow eschscholzia seed outdoors where they are to grow from March to May or in September for overwintering. Autumn sowings will flower in late spring. Choose a position in full sun on any poor, well drained soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. Sow seeds thinly, at a depth of 1cm (1/2") in drills spaced 15cm (6") apart and cover seed with its own depth of soil to exclude light. Water the ground regularly, especially during dry periods. Germination usually takes 14-21 days. When seedlings are large enough to handle, thin them out to 15cm (6") apart.

Alternatively, sow California poppies indoors from February to March at a temperature of 15-21C (60-70F). When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow them on in cooler conditions until large enough to plant outdoors.

Delivery

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Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £1.95.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.95.

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