Poppy Californian


Papaver SPECIES: rhoeas


Heritage Status: New Zealand Heritage
Number of Seeds: 100

Description: Annual (30 cm). Orange single flowered poppy with blue green foliage. Prolific flowering in spring, great in dry boney areas, companion for Mediterranean vegetables especially globe artichokes! Recognised as the state flower of California.

Planting Instructions: Plant into trays early Spring and Autumn. Do not cover seed with soil. Prick out to 3 cm diagonal spacing and transplant very carefully (roots do not like being disturbed) when 3 cm high at 20 cm diagonal spacing. Will self seed readily.