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Papaver commutatum 'Ladybird' | Sarah Raven

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.
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1000 seeds

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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
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Details:

Type
Hardy Annual
Position
In Grass
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - September, 12 weeks from sowing
Height
45cm (18in)
Group/Species
commutatum
Common name
Caucasian Scarlet Poppy
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
1000 seeds
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
15cm (6in)
Cultivation
March-May and/or August-October direct.

Description

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.

Care Tips

May be attacked by aphids.