California Poppy FPO-8830
Rich golden satiny flowers
2" wide, and silvery, fernlike leaves on 8-24" plants.
Tolerates light frost and drought, blooms all summer with minimal water. Non-narcotic sedative, tea, or syrup for coughs.BOTANICAL NAME:Eschscholzia californica
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS :Doesn't transplant well, sow directly into bed, covering very lightly if at all-best to dig bed and rake to fine tilth, then mix the seed in this packet with a gallon of soil and broadcast that. Sow in fall or very early spring, and may sow again one month later for long bloom. Like light soils all the way into the sandy/gravelly range. Needs good drainage. Give a little humus when preparing bed. Remove seed capsules for more blooms. Orange stains on packet natural.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: Annual/Height 18-36"/Spacing 12"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Bee Friendly