California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica) ‘Purple Gleam’
‘Purple Gleam’ produces masses of mauve-pink to purple-pink flowers which age to rose pink. Easily grown in any sunny spot from seed sprinkled onto the surface of the garden.
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.
Packet 200 seeds