California Poppy Thai Silk Pink Champagne
California Poppy 'Thai Silk Pink Champagne'
Glaucous, delicate foliage reveals a profusion of silky petals that start out peach and fade to the color of vintage lace, a hue that reminds me of my grandmother’s church slip. Versatile, drought tolerant plants are easy to grow, bloom all summer long and are well suited for small spaces and the front of the border. Great for wedding work.
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 75 days
Plant spacing: 9-12”
Pinch: not necessary
Approx seeds per packet: 100
How to Grow:
Start seed indoors in trays 4-6 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed. Can be direct seeded.
Harvest when flowers are in colored bud stage. Individual flowers don’t last long, only 3-4 days, but as they fade and drop petals, the new buds on the stem pop open, giving you at least a week’s worth of flowers.
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