Poppy Shirley Double Mixed

Overview

Botanical Name: Papaver rhoeas

Easy to grow 'crumpled tissue paper' double blooms in shades of pink, red and white will enhance any garden border. Annual, flowering the same year. Prefers a well drained soil and sunny position.

We hope you enjoy these poppy seeds, just another great example of flower seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!

Plant Height: 60cm

How To Grow

Sow 3mm (eighth-inch) deep in seed boxes. Lightly cover the seed and keep moist. Prick out when large enough to handle, and plant 20-30cm (10in) apart. Will flower for many months if dead heads are removed regularly.

When To Plant

South Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Dec

North Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Dec

Flowering

20 weeks