ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Carmine King' (California Poppy, Rose - Carmine King)

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The well-known California Poppy - California's official state flower - is a lovely annual with lovely blue-grey spiky leaves and flowers that bloom abundantly in the summer. By frying the whole plant in olive oil and adding perfume, the Spanish-Californians make a highly valued hair oil that is certain to...
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The well-known California Poppy - California's official state flower - is a lovely annual with lovely blue-grey spiky leaves and flowers that bloom abundantly in the summer. By frying the whole plant in olive oil and adding perfume, the Spanish-Californians make a highly valued hair oil that is certain to encourage hair growth. Throughout the British Empire, it is durable. Easy to grow quickly, Preferable for bedding and cut flower arrangements.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
1OZ 20,000 250
1/4LB 80,000 1,000
1/2LB 160,000 2,000
1LB 320,000 4,000
5LB 1,600,000 20,000

Scientific Name: Eschscholzia Californica 'Carmine King'

Common Name: California Poppy, Rose - Carmine King

Plant Type: Annuals

Family: Papaveraceae

Native Range: Western United States

Full Growth Height: 16 inches

Zone: 3 to 10

Exposure: Full Sun

Blooming Season: June to September

Attracts: Butterflies

Flower: Showy

Flower Color: Red, Rose Pink

Resistant: Deer

Water Requirement: Average, Low

Soil Type: Well-drained, Loam, Sand, Chalk

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral, Acid

Garden Uses: Summer Bedding, Cut Flowers, Rock Gardens

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