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Hardy annuals can be sown directly into their flowering positions in the spring and will tolerate a certain amount of cold. Well-known flowers such as sweet peas, poppies, stocks and sunflowers fall under this category, as do some of the more unusual flowers - gomphocarpus & ratibida for example.You may also like to view our range of half-hardy annual seeds which can be sown in early spring.
Poppy 'Seriously Scarlet'
Papaver somniferum, Opium PoppyCustomer Rating
A dramatic new Poppy with striking scarlet flowers which have a dark purple-blue centre. opening to form an Elizabethan style ruff. The strong, tall stems boast large, highly ornamental, silver-green orientale foliage. Variable seed was sent by a customer to T&M, and breeders have selected for uniformity and trueness to type, resulting in this bright border and cottage garden annual.
Culinary note: All poppies are poisonous. However, the seeds produced by somniferum and paeoniflorum poppies only are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.More info
Easy Annuals Collection
Bright and colourful annuals which are simplicity itself to grow. Larkspur Improved, Californian Poppy Mixed, Cornflower Polka Dot Mixed and Candytuft Dwarf Fairy Mixed, separately packed and labelled, showing a saving over purchasing individually. Use them to fill a sunny corner, to brighten up the border or to provide cut flowers for the house. Good for children in their first attempts at gardening. Flowers summer. Height: 15-60cm (6-24in).More info
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