Californian Poppy - SALE - Mission Bells Seeds - Eschscholzia californica ‘Mission Bells’ - Cottage Garden Flower

Type: Hardy Annual
Approximate height: Up to 25 cm
Flowering Time: From early summer to autumn
Site and soil type: Prefers well drained soil in full sun
When to sow: Spring, early summer, early autumn
Where to sow: Outside, direct into soil. Inside, into biodegradable pots.
Packet contents: Contents: Approximately 300 seeds / 0.42 g


We used to "rent a shelf" at a local tourist information centre which is now too far away. 

These are seeds from this arrangement and are in hanging packets.  Same seeds, different packet. 


Californian Poppy ‘Mission Bells’ are compact bushy plants with feathery leaves and single or semi-double flowers in mixed colours - white, yellow, orange, pink or red.

Very popular with pollinating insects, very easy to grow and often self-seeds.

If successive sowings are made you will have blooms from July to September.

An autumn sowing will give you earlier and stronger plants next summer.

  • An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **

All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.

Key to symbols:

🐛 A food plant for the caterpillar

🦋 Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly

🦇 Listed in: Bat Conservation Trust Encouraging bats, A guide for bat-friendly gardening and living

🦇 (RHS)  Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list

** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at

** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.