Poppy Peony Double Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Poppy Peony Double Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Papaver somniferum var. paeoniflorum

Item #1231

Annual. Jazz up your front walkway border with the ruffled explosion of color of peony poppies! These fully double, 3" - 5", colorful flowers with soft, blue-green foliage are easy to grow, and will reward you with a bounty of blooms for cut flowers, and pods for dried arrangements. Deer resistant.




Annual

Full sun

Blooms 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 12”


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: Marjorie Leggitt

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