Eschscholcia californica
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Packaged:0,8 g
Ex Tax: 1.45€
California poppy (mix) - Eschscholzia californica.
A delicate plant with bluish-green openwork leaves, forming a lush bush.
The flowers are broadly cupped, simple, 4 cm in diameter, solitary, on long peduncles, with a yellow, luminous centre and a silky sheen.
They are open only in sunny weather, and in cloudy weather and in the evening they are closed.
Blooms profusely from June to September: flowering is abundant and long, until the first frost.
Photophilous, cold-resistant, relatively drought-resistant, does not tolerate waterlogging.
Effective in discounts, group plantings, on Moorish lawns, rocky hills.
Works well in bouquets.
Growing conditions.
Seeds are sown immediately in a permanent place, as the plants do not tolerate transplantation. The soil should be loose, and permeable. At the optimum germination temperature of +10+15°C shoots appear on the 10-14th day. Place in an open sunny position with well-drained soil. The culture is cold-resistant, drought-resistant, and unpretentious. Do not tolerate excess moisture and freshly fertilized soil.
Sowing in a permanent place: April (2.3) - May (1.2).
Cannot tolerate a transplant.
Growing is not difficult even for beginner gardeners.

Eschscholzia californica

California poppy - Eschscholzia californica Cham.
Title: in honour of the Baltic naturalist Dr. Johann Friedrich Eschscholz.
Description: the genus includes 12 species and a large number of forms distributed in North America.
Blooms profusely from June to October. Seeds are brown and remain viable for 2-3 years. In 1 g 650-900 pieces. In culture since 1790.
Location: light and thermophilic plants, but can tolerate frosts down to -4-5°C.
Soil: undemanding, grows well in dry sandy soils. They do not tolerate excess moisture and fresh organic fertilizers.
Reproduction: seeds, which are sown in April or October immediately to a permanent place. Flowering begins 40-45 days after sowing. Gives self-seeding. Seedlings are thinned out, maintaining a distance between plants of 20-25 cm. Transplants are not tolerated.
Use: in flowerbeds, flowerbeds, Moorish lawn, on rocky hills and in cutting. Decorative not only with bright flowers, but also with openwork gray-blue foliage.

California poppy, gold poppy. Bot. syn.: Eschscholtzia californica Cham., Eschscholzia mexicana Greene, Eschscholzia procera Greene.

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