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|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Hardy Annual
- Cutting Garden
- Broad Tolerance
- May - July, 10-12 weeks from spring sowing.
- 60cm (24in)
- Common name
- Corn Poppy
- Full Sun
- 15cm (6in)
- Sow direct in mid spring and/or late summer, a fine tilth is ideal. Self sows in following years.
The classic wild or Flanders Poppy with brilliant scarlet tissue paper flowers. It is the traditional emblem of remembrance.
It looks delicate and ethereal, but with stem ends seared briefly, makes a beautiful cut flower and excellent self-seeding garden plant.
They do not like transplanting so sow in situ.