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CALIFORNIA POPPY Ballerina Mix - ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 10g

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 133-10g

AUD $19.00

Family: PAPAVER rhoeasaceae
Characteristics: Annual 40 cm

Seed per packet: Approx 150
Seed per gram: Approx. 650

An attractive variety producing a mix of brightly coloured double flowers borne on compact plants 40 cm tall.
A charming addition to the garden and are easy to grow and require virtually no care.

Generally grown as an annual California poppies often become naturalised in cottage gardens by self-seeding.

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

Grow notes:

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 the soil where they are to grow. If grown early indoors use a growing container that can be planted 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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