Thai Silk Formula

Thai Silk Formula

SKU: FL4014
Semi-double flowers with fluted petals and a very agreeable silken appearance. Grow to 20cm (8") tall and can be as wide as 8cm (3"). Read More

Exposure Full Sun

Matures 65-80 days

Season Spring

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More details about Thai Silk Formula

Eschscholzia californica. The Thai Silk Formula is a special blend of California Poppies featuring semi-double flowers with fluted petals and a very agreeable silken appearance. The petite plants only grow to 20cm (8") tall, with their delicate looking flowers contrasting nicely against muted, grey-green foliage. The flowers themselves can be as wide as 8cm (3"), and they work well in patio containers, rock gardens, and flower beds. California poppies are drought resistant, so they are suitable for xeriscaping, and they're also deer resistant.

 Hardy Annual - it may overwinter in Zones 8-10

Quick Facts:

    • Ruffled petals
    • Long bloom time
    • Drought tolerant
    • Deer resistant

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All About Thai Silk Formula

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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