Papaver commutatum 'Ladybird'

Papaver commutatum 'Ladybird' is a stunning poppy with large red flowers with black spots, like a ladybird – it's also very easy to grow. Just scatter the seed in disturbed soil and it will grow. More
1000 seeds 020121 £1.95 In stock
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Papaver commutatum 'Ladybird' is a stunning poppy with large red flowers with black spots, like a ladybird – it's also very easy to grow. Just scatter the seed in disturbed soil and it will grow.

Genus Papaver commutatum
Group/Species commutatum
Variety Ladybird
Type Hardy Annual
Border Position Front, Middle
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Shelter
Moisture Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting March-May and/or August-October direct.
Care Tips May be attacked by aphids.
Flowering June - September, 12 weeks from sowing
Vase Life Lasts up to 5 days. Sear the stem ends in boiling water.
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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Papaver commutatum 'Ladybird' reviews

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Kay

Came up plain red. No spots!

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Cherry

I ordered Ladybird poppies. I did not get them. I got some ordinary poppies which I had also sent to my friends. We were very disappointed .