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California Poppy Seeds

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1/4 pound
$14.95$11.96
1 pound
$44.95$35.96
5 pounds $33.96/lb
$212.25$169.80
10 pounds $31.96/lb
$399.50$319.60
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Overview
Although California Poppies are famous for illuminating entire hillsides on the West coast, their bright orange blooms can be planted and enjoyed almost anywhere. These deer resistant annuals flower from spring all the way into summer and will often re-bloom again in the fall. Native, easy to grow and tolerant of most soils. We're proud to sell only 100% pure, non-GMO and neonicotinoid-free seeds that are guaranteed to grow.
key features
Botanical Name
Eschscholzia californica
Advantages
Native, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Mass Plantings, Rock Gardens
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Seed Life Cycle
Annual
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Average
Mature Height
12-18" tall
Seed Coverage
1/4 lb covers 1,089 sq ft.
1 lb covers 4,355 sq ft.
5 lbs covers 21,775 sq ft.
10 lbs covers 1 acre
Bloom Time
Spring to summer

Description

This 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.