Poppy Seeds - Carmine King California Poppy Flower Seed

Poppy Seeds - California Carmine King

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Flower Specifications

Season: Annual

USDA Zones: 3 - 10

Height: 16 inches

Bloom Season: Mid spring to late summer

Bloom Color: Carmine rose

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Prefers gritty, fast-draining conditions, pH 6.6 - 7.5

Planting Directions

Temperature: 60 - 70F

Average Germ Time: 14 - 28 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: 1/8 inch

Sowing Rate: Approximately 5000 seeds cover 50 square feet

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 12 inches

Care & Maintenance: Poppy

California Poppy Carmine King

California Poppy (Eschscholzia Californica Carmine King) - Start Poppy seeds and grow this rosy-red wildflower. The bright carmine rose colors make it shine like a true garden star! As with all California Poppies, Carmine King is an annual in colder climates and a perennial in warmer regions. With the right conditions, it can bloom from early April through August. The California Poppy flower resembles delicate crepe paper flowers. Well-suited for meadows and naturalized settings, California Poppies easily establish from flower seed. They are versatile, cheery flowers and are rewarding wherever they are grown. California Poppy care includes deadheading spent Poppy flowers to prolong blooming and enhance the appearance of the plant. If planted in well-drained soil, Poppies will thrive with very little water.