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CALIFORNIA Poppy Apricot Chiffon

Stock: 200 Available

Eschscholzia californica

Family: Papaveraceae

Characteristics: Annual 60 cm

Seeds per packet: 50

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Apricot Chiffon is one of the new cultivars, with beautiful sea green foliage. The double flowers mainly cream and yellow but have soft tinges of apricot and salmon pink are quite striking. California Poppies are a charming addition to the garden and are easy to grow and require virtually no care. Self-sows freely.

Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils in an open sunny position. Tolerant to poor sandy soils and is drought and frost resistant.

Tropical: Winter to early summer. 
Sub-tropical: Winter to early summer. 
Temperate: Late winter to mid-summer.
Cold: Spring early summer.

Sow: 2-3mm deep, cover lightly and gently firm.
For best results sow directly into soil where they are to grow. If grown early indoors use a growing container that can be plant directly into the soil such as jiffy pots as seedlings do not like root disturbance.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 30cm
Flowering: 8-10 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.


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