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Poppy (Peony) 'Union Jack Mixed'Papaver paeoniflorumPeony Poppy

Just £1.49

Hardy Annual
What is Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
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Luxurious Silky puffball blooms

Quick and easy summer colour

The poppy that thinks its a peony!

1 packet (250 poppy seeds) £1.49 Out of Stock
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  • The poppy that thinks its a peony!
  • Luxurious Silky puffball blooms
  • Quick and easy summer colour

A patriotic mix of red, white and blue peony blooms up to 10cm (4in) across. These elegant Peony Poppies make the perfect filler in mixed borders, bringing a real touch of class to the scheme - this really is an easy-grow hardy annual with ambitions above its station! Bees and butterflies will flock to the flamboyant, pollen-laden blooms, while the decorative seed heads can be left as an autumn food source for birds and other wildlife.

Celebrate all things British with this easy grow Poppy mixture! These Peony Poppies really are a sight to behold, the silky heads reach 4 inches across, and are like big puffballs! Enjoy red, white and blue as part of your mixed border, mix them among perennials to fill in gaps! Height: 90cm (36in). Spread: 30cm (12in).


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.

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Cottage Gardens, Cut Flower Garden

Hardy

Full sun

Up to 90cm (35.4in)

Up to 30cm (11.8in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

1 packet (250 poppy seeds) (TX61828)

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Feed and water poppy plants frequently throughout the summer. When growing oriental poppies, deadhead faded poppy flowers regularly to encourage more blooms to be produced. Cut back old foliage to ground level in autumn. Lift and divide overcrowded clumps of Oriental poppy in spring.
Direct sow Poppy seeds outdoors where they are to grow in spring or autumn. Choose a position in full sun on fertile, well drained soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. Sow seeds thinly, just below the soil surface. Water the ground regularly, especially during dry periods. Germination usually takes 7 - 14 days. When Poppy seedlings are large enough to handle, thin them out to 30cm (12") apart.

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