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California Poppy Seeds - Mikado

California Poppy Seeds - Mikado

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.20
1 Ounce $13.99
1/4 Pound $33.99 39% Savings
1 Pound $98.99 ($6.18/ounce) 56% Savings
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  • These vibrant vermillion blooms are prone to reseeding
  • Perennial / Annual; Dramatic color when planted en masse!
  • Easy to grow and adaptable
  • Poppy seeds require a cool period of 2-4 weeks to break dormancy, and some gardeners choose to cold stratify their seeds.
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Life Cycle Annual, Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Red
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Bloom Season Spring through Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Ground Cover, Landscaping, Xeriscaping
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About California Poppy Seeds - Mikado

Eschscholzia californica

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed

The Mikado California Poppy is a real stunner that is sure to add heaps of color - and intrigue - to your flower garden. This scarlet-hued variety is not your typical California Poppy. As with all Eschscholzia varietals, Mikado tends to perform best when planted en masse.

Planting Information

Planting California Poppy Seeds - Mikado

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light, Stratification
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Height Up to 16 inches
Plant Spacing 6 to 8 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our California Poppy Planting Guide to learn more.


Seeds Per
Recommended Coverage
Packet 307 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 21,735 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 86,940 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 347,760 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for California Poppy Seeds - Mikado