Poppy, Matilija

$3.50

Known as the “Queen of California Flowers” this huge poppy variety flowers white blooms that resemble a fried egg.  When we first saw this plant decades ago, we instantly fell in love.

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Poppy, Matilija

Known as the “Queen of California Flowers” this huge poppy variety flowers white blooms that resemble a fried egg.  When we first saw this plant decades ago, we instantly fell in love. Matilija poppy is a clumping perennial with long, upright stems and foliage. Plants can reach 5 to 8 feet tall and spread by underground stems.

The plants can be difficult to establish in a garden, but once established will thrive. Be cautious of its underground spreading stems and plant appropriately.

Flowers: California native, great for habitat gardens, low water

Attracts: Attracts bees and butterflies

Soil: Adaptable to various soils

Note that this plant requires special germination process. Seeds must to exposed to heat/ smoke that simulates a wildfire.

Planting Depth: 1/2″
Days to Germination: 14-30
Height at Maturity: 5’-7’
Lighting Requirements Full Sun
Spacing: 12”-18”

 

 

 

 

 

Package Weight: 1 gram

Read more about this plant from Nan Sterman. 

 

Additional information

Weight 0.00 g
Dimensions 5.00 × 5.00 × 1.00 in

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