California Poppy Mission Bell Mix Eschscholzia Californica is compact tender perennial wildflower native to California. The best way to start California Poppy Mission Bell seeds is to sow them directly outdoors in spring or fall, because California Poppy does not like to be transplanted. Eschscholzia Californica has the finely divided foliage that is bluish-green in color, and the Mission Bell Mix is a flowering mix of brilliantly colored, saucer-shaped, double or semi-double, orange, yellow, white, red, and pink California Poppy flowers. Eschscholzia Californica grows fast and blooms all summer long.
California Poppy Mission Bell Mix is an ideal wildflower for growing in containers on patio, in cottage gardens, alpine and rock gardens, wildlife gardens, cutting gardens, coastal garden, or in any sunny location. Eschscholzia Californica seeds have to be covered lightly with soil. California Poppy is drought tolerant, and it grows well even in poor soil as long as the soil is well drained. California Poppy Mission Bell will self-sows itself easily and grow back year after year.
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