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Papaver commutatum (Ladybird Poppy) seeds

Papaver commutatum (Ladybird Poppy) seeds

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Stunning annual Poppy with scarlet red flowers dotted with black spots which looks fabulous planted on mass or in drifts.  Will happily grow anywhere sunny and flowers reliably from June to August.  Excellent for cut flowers and very attractive to bees.  Very easy to grow, sow outdoors where they are to flower. 

Hardy Annual
Flowers: June to August
Height: 45cm, Spread: 15cm
Position: Sun

Packet of 200 seeds



When to Sow: Sow March to May outdoors in flowering position.

Sowing: Sow 2mm deep directly into well raked, moist soil.  If sowing in rows, leave 30cm between rows.  Provide protection from slugs and snails. Germination takes about 21 days.

Growing: When the seedlings are large enough to handle, thin to 15cm apart.  Once the plants start to flower, deadhead or cut the flowers regularly to encourage more flowering.



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Store seeds in a cool, dry place.