Papaver orientale Royal Wedding (Oriental Poppy) seeds
A most beautiful oriental poppy with luxurious, pure white, papery flowers with a dark purple eye. Perfect for cottage garden & for attracting bees & butterflies. Easy to grow.
Flowers: May - July
Height: 60cm, Spread: 50cm
Position: Full Sun in moist, well-drained soil
Packet of 30 seeds
Caution: Seeds harmful if eaten
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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.