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POPPY Shirley Double

Papaver rhoeas

Stock: Available

$3.70

Family: Papaveraceae

Characteristics: Annual 60 cm

Seeds per packet: Approx 100

 

Gorgeous softly nodding double blooms. The glowing 7 cm flowers with the texture of crushed silk come in bright Red, Salmon, Pure White, Light Pink with occasional beautiful bicolour. Poppies are always more dramatic when planted in mass, a must for every spring garden. Self-sows freely.

Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils in an open sunny position. Tolerant to poor sandy soils and is drought and frost resistant.

Tropical / Sub- tropical: Autumn to early winter. 
Temperate: Late summer and autumn.
Cold: Late summer and early autumn.

Sow: 2-3mm deep, cover lightly and gently firm.
For best results sow directly into soil where they are to grow. If grown early indoors use a growing container that can be planted directly into the soil such as jiffy pots as seedlings do not like root disturbance.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 20-30cm
Flowering: 20 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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