Eschscholzia californica 'Purple Gleam' (Eschscholzia californica)

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Eschscholzia californica 'Purple Gleam' (Eschscholzia californica)

Californian Poppies are wonderful free flowering plants with attractive foliage.

POSITION & USES

A versatile plant that thrives in a wide range of conditions, but prefers a sunny position and dryer soil. Use with other dry tolerant plants such as Limonium, Euphorbia and succulents.

CULTIVATION

Little cultivation needed other than an occasional summer watering.

FERTILISING

Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.

Plant Attributes

HAT COLOURSMauve
SPECIAL QUALITIESCalifornian Poppies are wonderful free flowering plants with attractive foliage.
FLOWERS The single flowers appear throughout spring and in summer and autumn with new young plants.
PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE6-8
HABIT An annual plant that self seeds so that it naturalises in a garden bed. Easily removed where not required.
WIDTH35cm
HEIGHT30cm