High Mowing Organic - Tall, gorgeous poppy in shades of lavender, magenta and mauve. Large, luxuriant 4-6" blooms are mostly lavender-pink with a few bright magenta heads mixed in. Each flower center is ringed by four deep eggplant markings. Blooms contrast attractively with the waxy gray-green, scalloped foliage. A rare Swiss variety originally developed for seed and poppy seed oil production. Approx. 28,000 seeds/oz.
Organic & Open Pollinated
Prefers poor soil
Instructions - This poppy is a hardy annual preferring full sun, well drained sandy soil. It will do well in poor soils so do not fertilize. Direct seed in fall for early summer blooms in zones 7-10, plant in spring for late summer blooms in all zones. Plant will reseed, but it is also helpful to gather some seed to replant next year. Poppies can be started indoors as transplant but direct seeding is best
Direct Seed 1/4" deep
Germination 10-15 days
Thin 8-10" apart
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