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Californian Poppy 'Copper Swirl'

Eschscholzia californica, California poppy, Eschscholzia californica

Half-hardy Annual

Californian Poppy 'Copper Swirl' are so easy to grow from seed, simply sow directly into borders for a dazzling display of fruity colours on these delightful crinkled flowers. Thompson & Morgan are proud to have bred this fresh range of Californian Poppies which are drought tolerant and require no special treatment! Ideal for beds, borders, rockeries or dry sunny banks. Height and Spread: 25cm (10").

Culinary note: Fresh or dried leaves can be used to make a herbal tea which is known to be soothing and relaxing. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, low maintenance garden, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September
Sowing Months:
March, April, May, June, July, August, September
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (200 californian poppy seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £1.99
Sow outdoors where they are to flower. Before sowing, prepare the ground well by raking until the soil is fine and crumbly and remove any large stones. Sow 12mm (1/2") deep, in rows 15cm (6") apart, or scatter seed in beds or borders as a gap filler and lightly cover over. Thin out the seedlings when they are large enough to handle, to about 15cm (6") apart.
Water regularly until plants are fully established. Deadhead faded Eschscholzia flowers to prevent them from self seeding.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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