Poppy rhoeas Red Seeds

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Flander’s Field Poppy
Small cupped delicate scarlet flowers 
with pale centres, 2-3′ tall. Easy to grow
Seed pods for dried flower arrangements
Organically Grown Annual Flower Seeds for Full Sun, Canada

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Papaver rhoeasPoppy rhoeas Red Poppy

Flander’s Field Poppy Seeds

 

Type: Annual
Bloom: Summer
Flower: Small, cupped, delicate, scarlet & single with pale centrers
Height: 24″ tall x12″ wide
Light: Full Sun. Little to no shade
Soil: Deep, fertile, moist & well drained
P.H: 6.0-7.0
Moisture: Average
Zone: 5-9
Use: Mass planting, meadow, border, bedding & dried seed pods for flower arrangements, history of medicinal use. Attracts butterflies, bees and other beneficial insects
Tolerances: Heat & drought. Deer & rabbit resistant
Problems: Watch for aphids

Papaver somniferium Seed Propagation
Indoors: 5-6 seeds per section, 4-6 wks before last frost. 1/16” deep. Cell packs, peat pots or 2” pots. No Cover. Keep moist & maintain 54-70°F soil temp. Germination 14-21 days

Outdoors: Best Direct Sown. Dislikes Transplant. Broadcast direct Sept – Nov or early Spring On ground that has 1” top of soil loosened. Rake in, covering lightly. Press in by walking over the area. Thin to 12”. Leave final spacing of Autumn sown until Spring

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