California Poppy Ballerina Mix Eschscholzia Californica is a hardy annual poppy plant that can be grown as a tender perennial in USDA Zones 8-10. California Poppy Ballerina seeds can be started directly outdoors in spring or fall. This California native poppy grows quickly featuring finely divided, fern-like, blue-green foliage and producing uniquely shaped flowers with crimped petals in shades of orange, yellow, rose, white and scarlet. The blooming California Poppy attracts bees and butterflies.
California Poppy Ballerina Mix is a popular plant for planting in border fronts, rock gardens, along paths or walkways, containers and pots. Eschscholzia Californica seeds germinate fast, and the plant starts to bloom in 55 days from seeding. Once established, California Poppy performs best in full sun tolerating drought and heat and self-seeding itself liberally.
Height: 12-18 inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer
Environment: Full Sun
Soil Type: Average/Poor/Dry/Moist well-drained, pH 6.6-7.5
USDA Zones: 8-10 (As Perennial) All Regions of North America (As Annual)
Sow Indoors: N/A
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall
Seed Depth: 1/8 Inch
Germination Time: 14-28 Days