Poppy Oriental Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Poppy Oriental Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Papaver orientale

Item #1034

Perennial in USDA zones 1-6. (Grown as an annual in USDA zone 7 and warmer.) Mix these tall, beautiful poppies with other spring and fall blooming flowers, and watch your garden come alive with honeybees! One of the hardiest poppies, foliage dies back in summer heat, then reappears in the fall. Colors include white, orange, pink and salmon, with black centers.
Deer resistant.




Perennial

Full sun

Blooms late spring

2’-4’ tall

Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth:
Surface

Seed Spacing:
A group of
6 seeds
every 18”

Thinning:
When 2” tall,
thin to
1 every 18”


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. In mild climates, only fall sowing is recommended.

When to start inside: Not recommended; 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

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

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