California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica) 'Cream Swirl’
This Fleuroselect winner is a beautiful new double cream flowered strain. It was stunning last year in our garden flowering for most of spring and summer. Sow seeds from autumn until spring.
When to sow: Spring
Where to sow: Direct sow
Depth to sow: 3 to 5mm or sprinkle on the soil surface
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil.
Directions: An easily grown annual best planted by thinly sprinkling the seed in the garden during spring. It will germinate grow and produce its flowers in 6 to 8 weeks. This poppy is happy in any sunny position, even parts of the garden with poor soil. It is both heat and drought tolerant. Once established it will self sow each year.