Papaver somniferum 'Lauren's Grape' (Poppy) Seeds

Papaver somniferum 'Lauren's Grape' (Poppy) Seeds

   

Easy-to-grow and deer resistant, this annual poppy puts on a real show, with plum-purple, velvety flowers. Perfect for borders, gravel and cottage gardens as well as prairie and meadow plantings. The grey-green foliage and seedpods are as attractive as the flowers.

Caution: All parts of the plant are poisonous if ingested

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Common Name: Opium Poppy
Plant Type: Hardy Annual
Height: 90cm
Spread: 20cm
Sowing/Flowering Info:
Best sown where they are to grow from May-Aug in short, shallow drills 5 mm deep, 15 cm between the rows. Thin the seedlings to 20 cm apart. Prefers well-drained soil in full sun. Can be sown under cover Feb-April, or Sep-Nov and overwintered for flowers the following year. Sow onto moist seed compost and cover lightly with vermiculite. Acclimatise and plant out after danger of frost has passed.
Aftercare:
Will self-seed and reappear each year if not dead headed and seed pods removed.
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Avg. Seeds/Pack: 500

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