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California Poppy -Seeds

California Poppy -Seeds Image

We have it as an annual and a short lived perennial all in the same bed.
California Poppy choose for themselves. We use aerial parts of the California Poppy as they are quite useful for toothache, taking the edge of the discomfort.
The whole plant is often taken to help oxygenate the blood but we have no idea why the Hair Oil was so named.
This is the flower used in the Bach Flower tradition for emotional cleansing.

Seed is now available only from our new, secure shop at

Degree of difficulty in germination.....1/10 (1 is easy - 10 very difficult)