Large 10 cm (4") wide flowers with wavy and fringed petals form in a multiple of colours atop fine bright green fern-like foliage on plants growing to 45 cm (18") in height. Strong stems withstand harsh wind and rain for a long lasting show. Self sows if happy but will not be invasive. Flowers best in full sun. Remove faded blossoms to prolong blooming through the summer. Best established in well drained soils. Saskatchewan gardeners tell us they find Iceland Poppy likes life on ..
EXCLUSIVE - Classic crimson corn poppies have elegant cup-shaped single blossoms that glow in the sun with concentrated lustrous color. They blanket open fields throughout late spring and early summer all over Western Europe and have come to symbolize the valor of fallen soldiers. The brilliant 3 inch silky flowers sway gracefully on nodding stems 1 1/2 to 2 feet above finely cut foliage. This beloved antique flower resows easily to bloom generously every year. Approx. 4000 see..
Growing these old-fashioned poppies offers triple rewards: glorious flowers, handsome pods and nutty-tasting seeds from the same ornamental plants. Gray-green Pepperbox plants send up nodding stems of large papery-textured purple, red and pale pink blossoms, all with dark center blotches. After the petals drop, their big pods swell as the blue-black seeds mature to harvest when dry for baking. Or keep the pods for beautiful decorations. Approx. 1000 seeds/pack. Mature height 3-4 ..
Striking, intensely red blooms with jet-black markings float above airy foliage.
Silky scarlet petals form 3" diameter flowers with four large black markings in the center. Adds a vibrant splash of color to beds and borders! Flowers have long, wiry stems over light green, ferny foliage. An abundant seed producer; may naturalize in mild climates. Scatter seeds and rake in lightly, then thin to 6" apart. Papaver rhoeas. Prefers poor soil. 2-3' tall. Re-seeding annual. Maturity 65 ..
Simple, silky orange flowers accented by wispy blue-green foliage.
Prolific sun-loving blooms are very attractive in flower beds or naturalized in fields. Start transplants 2-3 weeks before last frost or direct sow after last frost 1/4" deep; transplant carefully and thin to a final spacing of 6" apart. Eschscholzia californica. Naturalizes in poor, dry soil. 8-12" tall. Re-seeding annual. Maturity 85 days.
Large, fiery red flowers with a white cross and attractive gold stamens. Very attractive to bees and other beneficial insects. Try poppy seeds sprinkled on bread, cakes and biscuits. Flowers June-August. Height 30-60cm (12-24"). Ideal for beds and borders. Prefers full sun. Papaver Somniferum.
Sow the seed thinly 3mm (¼") deep direct into finely raked, moist, warm, weed-free soil where the plants are to flower. Germination usually takes 10-14 days. As the seedlings ..
(Papaver paeoniflorum & laciniatum)
Absolutely stunning 4 to 5 inch chalice-shaped flowers with satiny petals that glow in the most delicious shade of deep ruby-purple. These outstanding, heirloom poppies grow 3 to 5 feet tall, depending on how rich your soil is. With their big, lettuce-like, blue-gray leaves and port wine colored flowers, Lauren’s Grape is a highlight of the spring garden. These beautiful flowers easily self sow to shine again every season. Approx. 1900 seeds/pack. M..