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Quite simply one of the most exquisite flowers you can grow for spring and summer blooms. A gorgeous colour combo which is a must for florists and gardeners alike with the most delicate crushed  papar like petals which unfurl like ballet.

 

When to Sow: Sep - May

HOW TO SOW:
Sow Indoors: Sow thinly onto moist well-drained compost in cell trays ( Just a few seeds into each)  as they do not like root disturbance, cover with a little vermiculite to anchor the seeds a little. Bottom water only.   Thin resultings seedlings down to just 1 or 2 per cell. Autumn Sowings can be  overwintered in the greenhouse/coldframe and planted out in springtime. Spring sowings should be planted out after risk of frost has passed. 


Sow Outdoors: Can be sowed direct where they are to flower however will need protection from heavy rain and othere elements as seeds are so small and seedlings very delicate.

 

  • Classification: Hardy Annual/ Perennial
  • Expert Level:  Medium
  • Germination Time : 1-2 weeks

 

  • Site: Full SunSoil Type: Chalk/ Sand/ Loam
  • Soil Acidity: All Types
  • Mositure: Well drained
  • Care: Cut & Come Again. Deadhead if you do not want it to self-seed
  • Use: Cut Flowers, Garden Borders, Pots 
  • Harvesting: Cut in the cracking bud stage and sear ends in boiling water
  • Days to Maturity: 100-120 Days

 

  • Vase Life: 5-7 Days
  • Height: 50cm
  • Plant Spacing: 15cm

Papaver Nudicale (Icelandic Poppy) "Champagne Bubbles Mix"

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  • 50  Seeds per packet Approx. PRIMED SEED.

    Please note that the majority of our seeds are packed by volume so the number of seeds indicated is an approximation.

    We make every effort to provide British seeds where possible, but in some cases our British Growers are unable to grow in sufficient quantities to meet our demand or the seeds are subject to Plant breeders' rights which means it is only possible for us to buy these seeds from certain non UK flower farms 

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