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Eschscholzia californica 'Orange King'

A wonderful tangerine poppy with delicate, silvery foliage. A perfect garden plant for edging paths, giving a naturalistic feel.
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300 seeds

5 seedlings

10 seedlings

15 seedlings (510540-15)

Delivery:

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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Hardy Annual
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - September
Height
45cm (18in)
Group/Species
californica
Common name
Californian Poppy
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Best sown direct as they dislike having their roots disturbed. Sow in spring, or in autumn for earlier flowers the following year. Poor, free-draining soil in full sun is best. Sow seed thinly and thin to 30cm.

Description

A wonderful tangerine poppy with delicate, silvery foliage. A perfect garden plant for edging paths, giving a naturalistic feel. It will self-sow.

Care Tips

Great for growing in container pots or borders with poor soil where it will thrive on neglect and freely self seed. Deadhead regularly to encourage more blooms.