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California Poppy

Red Chief Seeds

(Eschscholzia californica)

Striking fire engine red single poppy that flowers generously for several months and happily self-sows once established. Offers easy and appealing garden colour year after year. Can spread if not kept contained. Flowers open with the sun and stay closed on overcast or rainy days. Silvery-grey fern-like foliage, hardy and drought tolerant. Sow spring and summer by broadcasting seed directly on top of soil, or raise in pots and transplant.

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Eden Seeds
Packet (200 seeds) $3.90

General information:

California Poppy

Eschscholzia californica

Hardy annual to 30cm, good flower bed and border plant, easy to grow and withstands heat, flowers throughout warmer months, cut flower, likes full sun, will grow in poor soils, sow spring and summer, sow direct or start early and transplant.

650 seeds per gram
Seed savers needed
Edible Flowers
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
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restrictions for this seed.
W.A. CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in W.A. there is a 10,000 seeds limit per each variety.
California Poppy seed count is 650 seeds per gram. Please stay under this 10,000 seeds limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order. If you have any queries on ordering large quantities please phone us on (07) 5533 1177.
TAS CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in TAS there is an 800g limit per each seed variety.
Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.






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