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PlantFiles: California Poppy
Eschscholzia californica 'Carmine King'

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Family: Papaveraceae (pa-pav-er-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Eschscholzia (es-SHOLT-zee-uh) (Info)
Species: californica (kal-ih-FOR-nik-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Carmine King

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Anitabryk2 On Jul 1, 2007, Anitabryk2 from Long Island, NY (Zone 6b) wrote:

I love this plant. It is tolerant of dry conditions, but flowers more if watered. Reseeds itself and wintersows very well. Once established, it doesn't like to be moved as it has a long tap root.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Ronkonkoma, New York



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