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California Poppy (eschscholzia californica)
California Poppy (eschscholzia californica)


Perennial usually grown as an annual. Native to California. California State Flower. Free branching from base, stems 8 to 24 inches long. Blooms spring and summer. Drought tolerant.

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Read the LA Times article:
"Poppy Culture"
October 27, 2005
with contributions by Stover Seed Company CEO, Stephen Knutson


Fields, slopes, roadsides, country gardens, parking strips.

Seeding Rates

One ounce to 125 square feet. For non-irrigated areas sow in fall or winter. For irrigated areas sow anytime. Germinates in 10 to 14 days.


Requires little care. Infrequent waterings as necessary.


Packets available in 1 oz. size. Approximately 18,000 seeds per packet.
Larger quantities are available. Please contact us for additional information and a quotation.

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