Lady Marmalade

Lady Marmalade

SKU: FL4016
Lady Marmalade Californian poppies grow to 35cm (14") tall on upright stems, and bloom July through September from a direct spring sowing. Golden yellow with bright orange centres. Read More

Exposure Full sun or partial shade.

Matures 65-80 days

Season Spring

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More details about Lady Marmalade

Eschscholzia californica.  Lady Marmalade is a new California Poppy that was originally selected from the Mission Bells mix. Try it rock gardens, patio containers, or mass landscape plantings, and enjoy the rose shaped, semi-double blooms that appear in golden yellow with bright orange centres. The flowers are drought tolerant, deer resistant, and will often naturalize in warm, dry garden settings. Lady Marmalade grows to 35cm (14") tall on upright stems, and blooms July through September from a direct spring sowing.

Hardy Annual - it may overwinter in Zones 8-10

Quick Facts:

    • Distinctive, two-tone flowers
    • Ruffled petals
    • Long bloom time
    • Drought tolerant
    • Deer resistant

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All About Lady Marmalade

Latin

Latin
Eschscholzia californica
Family: Papaveraceae

Difficulty

Difficulty
Easy

Season & Zone

Season & Zone
Exposure: Full sun
Zone: Hardy in Zone 8, but usually grown as an annual

Timing

Timing
Direct sow outdoors in spring after the local last frost date. Otherwise direct sow in autumn. It can be started indoors, but does not like being transplanted.

Starting

Starting
Sow seeds 5mm (¼”) deep, spaced 20-25cm (8-10″) apart. Seeds should sprout in 14-21 days.

Growing

Growing
Grow in any average, well-drained soil. Deadhead regularly to prevent self sowing. California poppies are very likely to self sow when conditions are favourable.

How to Grow California Poppies

Step 1: Timing

Direct sow outdoors in spring after the local last frost date. Otherwise direct sow in autumn. It can be started indoors, but does not like being transplanted.

Step 2: Starting

Sow seeds 5mm (¼”) deep, spaced 20-25cm (8-10″) apart. Seeds should sprout in 14-21 days.

Step 3: Growing

Grow in any average, well-drained soil. Deadhead regularly to prevent self sowing. California poppies are very likely to self sow when conditions are favourable.

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