Poppies for a Cottage Garden Mix
In this mix
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Hardy Annual
- Border (Middle), Cutting Garden
- Broad Tolerance
- June - August
- 90cm (36in)
- Common name
- Opium Poppy, Corn Poppy
- Full Sun
- 30cm (12in)
- For best results sow outdoors in rows spaced 30cm (12in) apart or in a noughts and crosses grid. Sow thinly, covering seeds lightly with soil, April-May or August-September. Thin to 30cm (12in).
If you like this, you may also like Papaver somniferum 'Black Single'
A triumphant mix of annual poppies, guaranteed that once sown, will scatter themselves in gentle drifts through your garden for ever after. They lift the whole garden at Perch Hill in early summer. We just love them!This mix contains:
- Papaver somniferum 'Black Beauty'
- Papaver rhoeas
- Papaver somniferum 'Dark Plum'
Pick or deadhead flowers regularly to encourage growth and to prolong flowering. Remove seedheads if you do not want it to self-seed. Caution harmful if eaten.