Black Swan Poppy Seeds

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'Black Swan' is too gorgeous to tuck away into a collage of other flowers, with its intricate, finely cut petals as dark as cabernet. Sow it along a path you frequent or in a large container where you can admire its richly colored 3"–5" semi-double blossoms on graceful, curved, swan-like necks, while bees savor the nectar. Harvest them for exquisite bouquets.
$1.89 200 mg

Botanical Name: Papaver somniferum

Family: Papaveraceae

Native: Mediterranean region

Hardiness: Annual

Plant Dimensions: 24"–36" tall, 9"–12" wide

Variety Information: 3"–5" dark burgundy, semi-double flowers with finely cut petals

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Summer

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, 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.

Days to Emerge: 10–15 days

Seed Depth: Scatter and rake in lightly

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

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