Double Shirley Mixed Poppy Seeds 6010

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Double Shirley Mixed Poppy Seeds 6010 Heirloom Flower. Early blooming, upright spreading plants with large, dazzling flowers and interesting lacy foliage. Flower colour ranges from dainty pink, red and salmon shading to white in the centre. Growing to 60 cm (2") tall, Shirley makes an excellent border plant or cut flower. Direct sow into disturbed soil and avoid wet, clay soils. Shirley Poppy  has been with us since the 1880"s and should absolutely be used more often in the informal garden!

How to Grow

7000 seed/gram. Sow directly outdoors for best results. Select a sunny site with well-drained soil. Barely cover seed with soil and keep moist through the 5-10 day germination period. Enjoys a full sun to partial shade location.

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BLOOMING SEASON BEGINS

Early Summer

LIFECYCLE

Annual

PROPAGATION

Sow Direct Spring or Fall

DAYS TO EMERGENCE

5 to 10

LIGHT

Full Sun

GROWTH HABIT

Sturdy

HEIGHT

Medium (30 to 60 cm)(12" to 24")

FROST TOLERANCE

Can Withstand Light Frost

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY

Easy

HERITAGE

Heirloom

FAMILY NAME

Papaveraceae

LATIN

Papaver rhoeas

SUGGESTED USES

Border, Cottage garden, Cut flower, Deer resistant plant, Informal garden plant, Massing in a sunny site

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