The Orange California Poppy is a bright and sunny flower loaded with personality. It is both an annual in colder climates and a perennial in warmer regions. As with all varieties of California Poppy, the Orange makes an appearance early in April, and graces your garden well into August. The blooms resemble delicate paper flowers, with bright citrus orange petals and bright yellow stamen. If planted in well drained soil, Orange California Poppies will thrive with very little water; they are very drought tolerant. This plant grows to 1’ to 1 ½’ and are perfect for backdrops, unstructured English style gardens and meadow patches. Seeds are packaged and germination tested for current year.
Orange California Poppy are bright and vivacious, making them an exceptional addition to your garden as a border plant or clustered floral point. Plant them in massive groupings and the visual display will leave you breathless. These versatile flowers are also great as border plants around a group of larger flowering plants.
Plant duration: Perennial in warm regions and Annual in cold ones.
Hardiness: Hardy. Can stand drought.
Soil type: Any well drained soil except for heavy clayey one.
Seed sowing spacing: 5-9 inches.
Seed sowing depth: 1/16 inches from the soil surface.
Seed sowing time: March-April.
Seed germination: 2-4 weeks from the time the seeds are sown.
Sun exposure: Complete.
Growth: Quick and easy.
Bloom period: April-August.
Physical Appearance: -Plant height: 1.00-1.50 feet. -Flower color: Glossy Orange. -Flower structure: Resembles Poppy flower -Leaves: Feathery, Bluish-Green colored leaves. -General looks: Attractive.