Papaver somniferum 'Blackcurrant Fizz'

A new somniferum poppy – statuesque and magnificent with highly cut petal edges, like the frilliest ballerina's tutu. More
1000 seeds 020130 £1.95 Buy 2+ at £1.75 each

Sorry, this item is currently unavailable

Currently unavailable
Get notified when it's back!Close this
More Details

A new somniferum poppy – statuesque and magnificent with highly cut petal edges, like the frilliest ballerina's tutu.

Genus Papaver somniferum
Variety Blackcurrant Fizz
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Opium Poppy
Border Position Back
Soil Type Chalky, Sandy, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 1m (39in)
Spacing Plant 30cm (12in) apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow March-May and/or late August-September.
Care Tips They do not like transplanting so sow in situ. Protect from slugs and snails.
Flowering June - August, 10 weeks from a spring sowing
Vase Life Flowers won't last more than 24 hours even if you sear stem ends. Use them cut short and floated in bowl of water. The seed pods last indefinitely.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Sarah's weekly blog: Chelsea Day 4

The seed-grown hot shot of this year’s Chelsea Show is...

How to make corn stooks

Follow Sarah's tutorial for making corn stooks.  These are the perfect summer arrangement to use for weddings and parties where you want a more natural...

Direct sowing seeds

Learn how to get great results when direct sowing hardy annual seeds.


Seeds Delivery - Items will be despatched in 2-3 working days.

Click here to find out more information about our delivery rates and times.

Write a Review

Papaver somniferum 'Blackcurrant Fizz' reviews

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to write one!

Write a Review
Review guidelines

Please let us know how you got on with growing our seeds, bulbs and plants, or using a piece of kit, or taking part on one of our courses or events.

We love hearing your garden success stories and sharing growing combos, advice and ideas with fellow enthusiasts. If you'd like to share a picture, we love receiving these on Facebook and Twitter.

Please note we may choose to use your review in other places within the website.

If you've had a problem with one of our products, and for the quickest response, please get in touch with our Customer Service team who can deal with returns and refunds, as well as answer any questions you may have.