California Poppy Ballerina Mix

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The ultimate self-seed ground cover annual that will grow almost anywhere producing a graceful mixture of colours across the spectrum – warm orange, to sulphur yellow, white, carmine rose, lilac and scarlet. In double to semi-double, crepe-like flowers reaching about 14 inches in height.

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California Poppy Ballerina Mix

California Poppy Ballerina Mix. The ultimate self-seed ground cover annual that will grow almost anywhere producing a graceful mixture of colours across the spectrum – warm orange, to sulphur yellow, white, carmine rose, lilac and scarlet. In double to semi-double, crepe-like flowers reaching about 14 inches in height. A stunning mix for informal planting thriving on neglect and drier conditions. Blooms spring into summer, especially in cool weather. Great fillers in flower beds and containers.

Cultivation Advice California Poppy Ballerina Mix

  • Plant seed directly outdoors early through mid-spring in a sunny location with well-drained soil.
  • Cultivate soil, mix seeds with cup of sand or soil and broadcast lightly over planting area.
  • Lightly rake into soil or cover lightly to a depth of 1/8 inch.
  • Can be sown in the autumn in mild winter areas
  • (they will self-seed and survive the winter more than adequately by themselves).
  • Keep soil moderately moist during germination.
  • When plants are about 2 inches tall, thin 8 to 12 inches apart to get the best display.
  • Poppies do not transplant well.
  • Avoid over-watering once plants are established.
  • Remove or cut off old flower bases for continued flowering throughout summer.
  • Plants will self-sow if left to their own devices.
  • California poppies thrive on a certain amount of neglect.