Phytosanitary Certificates are now available for international buyers. We ship Internationally and Australia wide including Tasmania and WA.

CALIFORNIA POPPY Carmine King - Eschscholzia Californica 10g

Eschscholzia californica

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 180-10g


$13.00

Family: Papaveraceae
Characteristics: Annual 60 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 200
Seed per gram: Approx. 650

Single deep shades of carmine red flowers often with a creamy white centre with fine silver foliage. Californian 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.

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 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.

We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.

Click here to view our range.

We can only ship these items to Australian locations, international customers please request shipping quotation prior to purchasing.

Stay in touch

The latest product arrivals, inspiring garden ideas and sale alerts!