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White Linen’s stunning, white blooms with creamy yellow centers contrast beautiful with its silvery/green foliage. Try pairing with the bold Red Chief California Poppy for a beautiful red/white combination.
About California PoppiesThis famous flower, the state flower of California, (a very similar sub-species is called Mexican Gold Poppy) carpets whole coastal hillsides up and down the Pacific coast, creating one of the most famous natural wildflower displays in the world, usually in April. Viewing this spectacle from their ships, Spanish explorers thought the “golden display” meant that there was in fact, gold to be found in the flowery hills.
California poppy performs well almost everywhere with its dusty dark green ferny foliage and brilliant golden orange cup shaped flowers. A blooming plant is somewhat frost-resistant, and often reblooms nicely in fall meadows.
Flowers close in cloudy weather. The name “Eschscholzia” is after the Russian botanist, J. F. Eschscholtz, who visited the California coast in the early 1800’s.
ECICQP (1/4 Pound)
ECICLB (1 Pound)
|Common Name||California Poppy Ivory Castle|
|Botanical Name||Eschscholzia californica|
|Seed Life Cycle||Annuals|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Mature Height||12-18" tall|
|Bloom Time||Spring to Summer|
|Coverage||1/4 lb covers 1,089 sq ft.
1 lb covers 4,355 sq ft.
|Soil Moisture||Average, Well Draining|
|Soil Type||Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil|
|Native To||North America|
|Ideal Region||Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest|
|Zones||3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Extended Blooms, Easy to Grow|
|Additional Information||Perennial is warm regions. Annual in cold regions.|
|Is It Storable?||Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||Yes|
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