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Papaver orientale Allegro (Oriental Poppy) seeds - RP Seeds

Papaver orientale Allegro (Oriental Poppy) seeds


Unusual dwarf form of Oriental Poppy with large, papery flowers in deep orangey red with black centres.  Stunning when planted en masse.

Hardy Perennial
Flowers: June to July
Height: 45-60cm,  Spread: 45-60cmcm
Position: Sun or semi shade in any soil

Packet of 50 seeds

Caution: Seeds harmful if eaten


RHS Plants for Pollinators. 

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Sowing Instructions: Sow at any time of year except early-mid summer.  Sow onto a moist, free-draining seed compost in a plug tray or seed tray. Do not cover seed and propagate at 15 to 18C. Germination should begin to take place after about 7-10 days. When sowing in the summer, make sure the temperature does not rise above 20C as this may reduce the rate of germination.

Growing Instructions: Grow the seedlings on at 10C and until established. then pot up individually into 9cm pots or 3 plants into 1 litre pots. Maintain in pots and over winter as necessary in a cool, well-ventilated place. Plant out from May onwards.

Caution: Harmful if eaten.

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