ESCHSCHOLZIA californica 'Red Chief' (California Poppy, Bright Red - Red Chief)

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These California Poppies are low-maintenance and can survive in almost every garden with average light and soil conditions. This plant is tolerant of most well-draining soils and can adapt to seaside conditions. This plant does not need rich soil to bloom, and in fact thrives in poor soil. In a naturalized...
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These California Poppies are low-maintenance and can survive in almost every garden with average light and soil conditions. This plant is tolerant of most well-draining soils and can adapt to seaside conditions. This plant does not need rich soil to bloom, and in fact thrives in poor soil. In a naturalized area, it is sometimes planted with other California Poppy varieties. It will reseed itself every year, despite being an annual. Attract bees and butterflies.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 10,000 125
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 'Red Chief'

Common Name: California Poppy, Bright Red - Red Chief

Plant Type: Annual

Family: Papaveraceae

Native Range: United States (California Region)

Full Growth Height: 16 inches

Exposure: Full Sun

Blooming Season: Spring, Summer

Attracts: Butterflies, Bees

Flower: Showy, Cut Flower, Edible

Flower Color: Red

Resistant: Deer

Water Requirement: Low, Average

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

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral, Acid

Garden Uses: Cottage Gardens, Cut Flowers, Indoor Gardens

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