Thompson & Morgan
Rollover image for an enlarged view

Californian Poppy 'XL Yellow'

Eschscholzia californica, California poppy, Eschscholzia californica

Half-hardy Annual

This truly impressive, easy grow annual will amaze you as it comes in to bloom, Californian Poppy 'XL Yellow' will put all the other poppies to shame in your garden. Florescent yellow flowers sit aloft blue/green fern-like foliage. These plants look great as single specimens in mixed displays or as block planting in beds and borders. Simply direct sow where you want them to grow Height: 25cm (10"). 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)

    •  
    • Despatch: by Monday
    • £2.49
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.

Post a review
Title of review


Rating 1 2 3 4 5
Comment
You will be redirected to login/registration page to post your review.
Reviews are subjected to approval.