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Unwins Frilled Rose is a Californian poppy in shades of antique cream and rose. They’re easy to grow and will thrive in most soil types. Sown in drifts, they create the perfect cottage garden feel.

  • Semi double flowers
  • Free-flowering plants
  • Product Details
  • How to Sow
  • Tips & Advice

Sowing Time

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Flowering Time

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

 

Plant Height

30cm (12in)

Sowing Outdoors

Rake soil to provide a firm, even surface. Sow seeds thinly in pre-watered soil, lightly covering them with a little more soil. Sowings made in semi-circular lines create a natural ‘drift’ effect. Keep moist until seedlings appear and as required in dry spells.

 

Thinning

When large enough to handle, thin seedlings to allow their development and to prevent overcrowding.

Growing Tips

Late summer and autumn-sown seedlings may benefit from a cloche or fleece protection when hard frosts threaten. Such plants generally bloom earlier the following summer then spring-sown plants. Always sow California poppies direct in their flowering positions, as their long tap roots mean they don’t transplant well.

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