California Poppy - Perennial
California Poppies are native to California. They prefer full sun and can grow where the water supply is limited. They don’t abide transplanting very well and typically do better if started outdoors. These California Poppies are the perennial variety, but they are frost sensitive and will not survive in colder climates. They need well-drained soils to grow in. These flowers can be fall planted in zones 7-10. There are several varieties of California Poppies. There are Annual native California Poppies that are a brilliant orange color, as well as multicolored varieties that come with single and double petals, such as the ‘Mission Bell Mix’.
- Product Name: California Poppy - Perennial
- Latin Name: Eschscholzia californica maritima
- Type: Native Flower
- Color: orange,yellow
- Cycle: Perennial
- Origin: Native
- Height: 12-24"
- Germination Time: 15-30 Days
- Planting Season: Spring and Fall
- Bloom Season: Spring-Summer
- Seeds Per Pound: 293,000
- Seeding Rate (lbs./acre): 8
*Planting and Bloom Season. Please remember that Planting and Bloom seasons will differ for each variety depending on the location and climate conditions where the seed is planted. Refer to the USDA Plant Hardiness Map for specifics on how to determine the best time of year to plant for your location. The information provided is based on experienced agricultural practices throughout the Willamette Valley of Oregon and is applicable to Zones 7-10 only.