H. A. Indispensable hardywhich flourish on the poorest soil, growing to about 9 in. They have ferny greyish-green and poppy-like blooms which are not very long-lasting but produced over a long period if dead are removed promptly. Self-sown are common. Eschscholzias can also be sown in September. Monarch Art Shades is a compact-growing strain with large, semi-double blooms in orange, yellow, scarlet, rose, carmine etc. Among the named varieties Dazzler is vermilion-scarlet, Golden Glory a double golden-yellow, Orange King vivid orange with unusually large blooms and Tango terra-cotta and bronze-red.