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.