California Poppy 'Golden West'

Eschscholzia californica 'Golden West'


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Approx 1300 Seeds
Dispatched within 3 days*
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  • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
  • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
  • Excellent for cut flowers
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Summer flowering time
  • Green foliage colour
  • Yellow flowering Colour

Sowing and harvesting time

Sow indoors Sow outdoors Harvest

Product Description

California Poppy 'Golden West' is coined the ‘ultimate self-seeding ground cover plant'. This means that it's ideal for those who want to see it come back year after year! Produces a profusion of bright orange flowers on feathery foliage. Great for those who're after a dazzling cut flower display. Grow in borders as ground cover or in containers for a striking summer effect.


*Please note: If your order contains only Seed products, then your items will be dispatched within three working days. If your order contains a mixture of plants and seed products, then your seed items will be dispatched with your first plant delivery.

Plant Size

Mature Height 35 cm
Mature Spread 20 cm
Plant Spacing 30 cm
Annual Growth 35 cm

Planting Notes

Planting Sow seeds approx 1/2 inch deep
Soil Type Moist but well-drained soil

Growing at a glance…

Plant seeds directly outdoors early through mid-spring (March to May) in a sunny location. Poppy's don't transplant well, so growing them directly outside is perfect for them to thrive. Ensure the soil is well-drained. Mix seeds with a cup of sand or soil and scatter them lightly over planting area. Lightly rake into soil or cover lightly to a depth of 0.5cm. Can be sown in the autumn in mild winter areas, where they will self seed and survive the winter perfectly. Keep the soil moist during germination. When plants are about 3cm tall, thin 15-20cm apart to get the best display. Will thrive without constant attention. Cut off dead flowers once spent to keep the display looking uniform and help promote regular flowering.

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