Poppy Oriental Mixed Colors Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

Poppy Oriental Mixed Colors Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

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Mixed Colors Oriental Poppy flower have huge, brilliantly colored blossoms that add bold drama to the perennial flower garden. 

These cup-shaped, silky tissue-like flowers grow up to 6" wide and bloom on wiry green stems. Expect variations of orange, red and white hued poppy flowers with this seeds mix.

  • Plant Type: Perennial Flower
  • Fill Weight (grams): 0.225
  • Grows Best In: Full Sun
  • Days to Germination: 10 - 15 Days
  • Days To Bloom: 180 - 300 Days
  • Planting Depth: Broadcast Seeds
  • Seed Spacing: Broadcast Seeds
  • Growing Height: 2'
  • Best Container Size: 18"+

Instructions: Direct sow Mixed Colors Oriental Poppy seeds in the garden in early spring; transplant to permanent location in autumn. Seed may also be started indoors in a sunny window 6 to 8 weeks before transplanting, carefully, in spring. Seeds are tiny so mix with dry sand to plant; barely cover. Sear cut flower stem tips before arranging.

Suggestions: Eye-catching when planted in mixed borders in sunny, well-drained location. Showy, long-stemmed cut flowers for bouquets. Interplant with nicotiana or verbena to carry on brilliant bloom all summer after poppies have flowered.