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.