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Poppy 'Candy Floss' (Paeoniiflorum group)Papaver somniferum

Just £1.99

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1 packet (250 poppy seeds) £1.99 Despatch: within 24 hours
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A truly fabulous New & Exclusive introduction from Thompson & Morgan. Huge 7-10cm (3-4in) diameter, fully-double pom-pom flower heads stand tall and proud above glaucous foliage. The stunning flowers are followed by large, attractive seed heads which look wonderful in dried flower arrangements.

Sow in large drifts in borders as an easy-to-grow annual which will attract admiration from passers-by and neighbours!


Culinary note: All poppies are poisonous. However the seeds produced from Papaver somniferum and Papaver paeoniflorum can be eaten and are used for adding extra flavour, crunch and bite to breads and cakes. The seeds of other poppy species are not edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.


Cottage Gardens, Cut Flower Garden

Hardy

Full sun

90cm (35.4in)

30cm (11.8in)

1 Packet (250 Poppy Seeds) (TT09663)

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Sowing Months Flowering Months

Removing spent flower heads will encourage further blooming.

Caution: harmful if eaten.

Culinary note: All poppies are poisonous. However, the seeds produced by somniferum and paeoniflorum poppies only can be eaten. Typically, they are used in bakery recipes. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Sow March to May. Sow thinly just below the surface in well-cultivated soil which has been raked to a fine tilth.

When large enough to handle, thin seedlings to 15-30cm (6-12in) apart.

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Reviews

Origin 2012-06-25

This poppy was found in Sweden, in the province Skåne. Grown by my neighbour Sonja I first saw it and decided it was good enough to share. Thanks to T&M for making the strain more clean. I love the lilac colour! Anette Nilsson