(Eschscholzia californica ‘Red Chief’)
Californian Poppies are wonderful free flowering plants with attractive foliage.
The single red flowers appear throughout spring and in summer and autumn with new young plants.
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.
Little cultivation needed other than an occasional summer watering.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||6-8|
|Habit||An annual plant that self seeds so that it naturalizes in a garden bed. Easily removed where not required.|
|Position||Full Sun, Light Frost.|