California Poppy 'Purple Gleam'
700 seeds $2.25
photo by Myriam Vandenberghe
California poppy 'Purple Gleam' blooms in early to mid summer with unique, lavender-rose flowers that have satiny petals. It tolerates heat and drought, and it self-sows where it's happy.
Eschscholzia californica is native to the western United States. It enjoys well-drained soil in full sun. If you grow it in containers, add sand to the mix to improve the drainage. Deer resistant.
Sowing California Poppy 'Purple Gleam' Seeds
Sow California poppy seeds outdoors in spring or fall. Sow on the surface or barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun. Easy to grow.