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Poppy Lauren's Grape Seeds

Poppy Lauren's Grape Seeds

Papaver somniferum

Item #1223

Annual. There is a local legend that renowned Colorado garden writer Lauren Springer sowed some poppy seeds from a bagel and discovered this unique variety. In reality, this experienced horticulturist spent years culling the seeds from the rich purple poppies growing in her garden - knowing gardeners would appreciate the superb beauty of this stunning variety. Deer resistant.


Annual

Full sun

Blooms in late spring

2'-3' tall

Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth and Spacing:
Scatter, and
rake in lightly

Thinning:
When 2" tall,
thin to
1 every 6"


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost or as soon as soil can be worked; or early to mid-fall for bloom the following spring.

When to start inside: Not recommended. Does not transplant well.

Special germination instructions: Seeds require light to germinate. Rake lightly into surface of soil; keep moist.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford

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