- Annual 60cm
- Red flowers
- Corn poppy "Field poppy"
Annual to 60cm. Erect plant producing light green leaves and vivid red flowers. Good for beds, borders and as a cut flower. Also known as "Corn poppy" and "Field poppy". The flowers are used to commemorate the First World War.
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Late summer, autumn (and winter in warm climates)|
|Position:||Full sun, well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||140 days|
|Care:||Pinch out early buds to encourage clumping. Remove spent flowers to prolong flowering. Protect from snails and slugs.|
(Product number: C4-15)
Seeds per gram: 7000 seeds
|Botanical name:||Papaver rheoas|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||500 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||7000|
Illustration by Franz Eugen Köhler
photo by Luke C
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