POPPY Iceland Excelsior Mix
Stock: 254 Available
Characteristics: Annual 60 cm
Seeds per packet: 50
An attractive mix of this old time favourite poppy that provides showy blooms from late winter and spring. Iceland Poppies are a great way of adding delicate foliage and long lasting flowers to the spring garden.
Poppies are always more dramatic when planted in mass, a must for every spring garden. Self-sows freely.
Suited to garden beds and pots, the long stems make them ideal for cut flowers.
Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils in an open sunny position.
Tropical: Late summer to early winter.
Temperate: Mid summer and autumn.
Cold: Mid summer to early autumn.
Sow: Sow on surface and cover very lightly and gently firm. seed requires a degree of light to germinate, do not bury to deeply.
For best results sow in trays and transplant when 7cm high. If sown directly watch for snail.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 20-30cm
Plant Height: 45-60cm
Flowering: 24 weeks
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.