Poppy- Ladybird

Papaver commutatum Open Pollinated

  • Annual 45cm
  • Crimson petals marked at the base by black spots
  • Easy to grow

Standard seed packet, 500 seeds

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'Poppy- Ladybird' seeds

Papaver commutatum

  • Annual 45cm
  • Crimson petals marked at the base by black spots
  • Easy to grow

An easy to grow annual to 45cm with green, lobed leaves and stems and flower buds that are softly hairy. Large flowers measure up to 8cm across, with crimson red petals distinctly marked at the base by black spots, which make the flowers resemble a ladybird. Flowers are short-lived but prolific, with each plant producing two dozen flowers or more. Good as a cut flower or mass planted in beds, borders and rock gardens. Attracts bees.

Seeds per gram: 9000
Product code: C6-19

Best Months to Sow
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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 1mm
Season Spring and summer
Germination 14-21 days @ 16-24°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Annual
Plant Spacing 25cm
Plant Height 45cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 100 days

*Notes: Remove spent flowers to prolong flowering. Protect from snails and slugs.

How To Grow



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