Lavender Double Poppy

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SKU: 0431A-P200

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Item Details

Jan Suchomel of Van Horne, Iowa, discovered this poppy growing in the backyard garden when she moved to Van Horne from Cedar Rapids in 1967 and proceeded, over the next three decades, to give its seeds to all her family members. She was so taken with the flower that she even planted some of its seeds at the senior complex she moved to in 2003 so that she could continue to enjoy its colorful blooms. All plant parts except the seeds are toxic.

  • Organic
  • From the Collection
  • Self-seeding annual
  • Beautiful double lavender blooms
  • Grows 2 to 3 feet tall
  • Blooms June - July

Growing Instructions

Instructions - Direct seeding is preferable, as poppies do not like to have their roots disturbed. Sow seeds outdoors in the early spring when the soil is still cool and light frost is possible. Can also be sown in the fall just before the ground freezes. Plants will tolerate poor soil.

  • Direct Seed: 1/4" Deep
  • Germination: 10-15 Days
  • Thin: 8-10" Apart
  • Light: Full Sun

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