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Papaver rhoeas 'Mother of Pearl'

Papaver rhoeas 'Mother of Pearl' is a pretty mix of corn poppies with single and semi-double flowers in pink, white, reds and silvery greys, which gently scatters itself in my garden from one year to the next. More
120 seeds 020047 £1.95 In stock
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Papaver rhoeas 'Mother of Pearl' is a pretty mix of corn poppies with single and semi-double flowers in pink, white, reds and silvery greys, which gently scatters itself in my garden from one year to the next. The flowers also last well in water if you sear the stem ends.

Genus Papaver rhoeas
Variety Mother of Pearl
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Corn Poppy
Border Position Front
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 60cm (2ft)
Spacing Plant 15cm (6in) apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow April-May and/or late August-September.
Care Tips They do not like transplanting so sow in situ.
Flowering May - September, 10-12 weeks from spring sowing.
Vase Life Sear the stem ends for 20 seconds and arrange them in a large bunch in any vase or jug and they'll last 3-4 days.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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