"California poppy is the state flower of California. People use the parts that grow above the ground for medicine. California poppy is used for trouble sleeping (insomnia), aches, nervous agitation, bed-wetting in children, and diseases of the bladder and liver. It is also used to promote relaxation.
In combination with other herbs, California poppy is used for depression, long-term mental and physical tiredness (neurasthenia), nerve pain, various psychiatric conditions, blood vessel problems, sensitivity to weather changes, and sedation. An herb combination including California poppy is also used for sleep and mood disturbance associated with strong, warm wind in the Alps (foehn illness)."
INFO ON HOW TO USE: http://www.botanical.com/products/learn/california_poppy.html
Perennial. Will grow back each year from first planting as well as from re-seeding. Will not need to repurchase seeds.
Pack comes with 75 seeds.
Planting Depth: 1/4 (direct sow recommended)
Soil Temp for Germination: 70-85 degrees
Days to Germination: 10-14
Thin to: 6 inches apart
Days to Maturity: 70-90
During germination, keep the entire area evenly moist until the second set of leaves develop, then allow soil surface to dry between waterings.