*Eschscholzia californica Dairy Maid
Delicious semi-double blooms in a vibrant mixture of yellow and apricot shades sit above bushy mounds of feathery foliage. Easy to grow, making it ideal for broadcast sowing, creating drifts of color in borders throughout the summer.
Height: 8-10 inches.
Sowing time: Sow outdoors in early spring Z2-7; fall through early spring Z8-10
Sow outdoors where they are to flower. Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing. Sow 12mm (1/2in) deep in rows 15cm (6 in) apart.
When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 15cm (6in) apart.
For Spring/Summer Flowering Pot Plants: Sow in a cool greenhouse or conservatory in late summer/early autumn. Grow on cool in full light in a cool glasshouse or cold frame and water sparingly.