Oriental Poppy- Mix

Papaver orientale

Standard seed packet, 500 seeds

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Oriental Poppy- Mix

Papaver orientale

  • Perennial 90cm
  • Good for beds, borders and as a cut flower
  • Low maintenance once established

Perennial to 80cm. Clump forming habit with hairy green leaves and tall flower stems producing huge flowers in a mixture of bright colours which may include shades of red, deep red, salmon, orange, pink and white with black centres. Good for beds, borders, cottage gardens, mass plantings and as a cut flower. Great for attracting bees and butterflies. Plants will die down in cold weather. Low maintenance once established. 

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 1mm
When: Autumn, spring and early summer
Germination: 10-20 days @ 16-20°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing: 40cm
Plant Height: 80cm
Position: Full sun, well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 140 days
*Notes: Pinch out early buds to encourage clumping. Remove spent flowers to prolong flowering. Protect from snails and slugs.

(Product number: E5-11)
Seeds per gram: 4000 seeds

SKU E5-11
Shipping Weight 0.0005kg
Botanical name: Papaver orientale
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 500 seeds
Seeds per gram: 4000

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