|Latin name:||Eschscholzia californica|
|Guarantee:||100% growth and flowering guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow|
|Leafs all year:||No|
|Flowering:||June - September|
|Growing Height:||35 cm|
These poppy seeds (Eschscholzia californica) require no treatment prior to sowing. The seed tape is ready to use.
Water extra in dry periods but do be careful and only do so when the soil feels dry. Keep the bed free of weed and your poppies (Eschscholzia californica) should thrive. They prefer their soil to be on the poor side but don't like to stand in water. Plant in full sun or part shade. From June through to the first frosts, this plant will be in flower. Snip out overblown flowers to encourage new flowers to form. Feed these plants monthly for abundant flowering.
California poppies (Eschscholzia californica) originated in ... California USA. They’ve be known here in Europe since 1826. Native Americans used this plant as a sedative and painkiller. These characteristics are also the most important reason for the plant being brought to Europe at that time.
The California poppy is also known as the pygmy poppy, California sunlight and golden poppy. The flowers, close in the evening.
The flowers are known for being very bright and cheerful and will attract lots of butterflies and bees to your garden. Everyone should have Eschscholzia californica (Pygmy Poppies) in their garden!
These pygmy poppies (Eschscholzia californica) 'Semi-double' are just lovely, with semi-double blooms in warm tints like yellow, orange and red.