Poppy Flowers
Q.

poppy wildflowers

Zone 97603 | brandonLA added on July 2, 2018 | Answered

brandon armstrong 1934 gary st. klamath falls, OR 97603 [email protected] dear sirs, my property has a large backyard. it is high desert so it is not practical to water it and it gets weedy. on the other hand there are several stands of nigh indestructible poppies. orange if you are curious. every year they produce hundreds of those pods. this year i gathered them. whenever i find a particularly noxious weed, when i remove it a place a pod in the resultant hole. will this work? i don't need or want them to sprout this year. i just want them to be ready next summer. i can certainly get as many pods as i can. leave some sealed container outside to dry and freeze over the winter. then start again next year. i am trying to get them to out-compete and replace the weeds. what is the best way to do this? thanks, BA --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    A.
    A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
    drtreelove
    Certified GKH Gardening Expert
    Answered on July 3, 2018

    Hi Brandon, Your description fits California poppy. They will do their own thing, but you can help in the way you have described. Seeding in fall or early spring will be the best.

    https://www.planetnatural.com/growing-california-poppy/

    00
    Was this answer useful?

    Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
    Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

    You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

    If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

    Looking for more?
    here are more questions about...
    Poppy Flowers
    Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

    Do you know a lot about gardening?
    Become a GKH Gardening Expert

    Learn More