The Dirty Gardener Papaver Rhoeas Double Shirley Poppy Mix, 500,000 Seeds
Shirley poppy double mix [ papaver rhoeas] 500,000 seeds. Season: annual. Height: 2-3 feet. Bloom season: spring/summer. Environment: full sun/partial shade/well drained soil. Zones: all regions of North America. Shirley poppy [ papaver rhoeas] is a hardy annual native to Europe, and it has been naturalized throughout the United States. The plant naturalizes readily and is very easy to grow. The large 3-4 inch blooms range in shades from white and pink, to red and are individually borne on erect hairy stems. Shirley poppy [ papaver rhoeas] blooms at a time when the days are still cool and most other plants are weeks away from flowering. The foliage remains inconspicuous allowing the flower to express its full beauty. The plant performs best if sown in late fall in the southern regions of the U.S. Or in early spring in the northern regions of the U.S. The plant is very delicate looking and long-lasting as a cut flower if the cut end is singed with a match flame as soon as it is cut. The plant is great as a cut flower. Planting sow inside: unsuitable sow outside: spring/fall seed depth: surface sowing days to emerge: 10 - 30 Shirley poppy double mix papaver rhoeas seeds.
- Add this hardy poppy to your garden - well adapted to all regions of North America
- Medium 2-4 inch blooms in shades of pink, red and white
- Grows up to 2-3 feet tall and does best in full sun to partial shade
- Easy to grow and requires little maintenance
- Gorgeous in cut flower arrangements and press beautifully