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Characteristics: Annual 60 cm
Seeds per packet: Approx 100
Scarlet flowers stand out strikingly against the silvery blue green foliage. Blue grey foliage contrasts nicely with satiny flowers that bloom from late spring into autumn. 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.