Charlottesville Old Poppy

Papaver spp

$4.95

Pkt(≈300 seeds)
VALUE SIZE: 1/2 g (≈ 1500 seeds)
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Certified Organic
80 days. Easy to grow, showy annual flower with a long history of cultivation in the U.S. This tall, bi-color variety can be traced back to the gardens of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello which were cultivated by enslaved Africans. Flowers are vibrant scarlet red, with an indigo pattern near the center. Plants will reseed themselves in the garden and grow to about 3-4’ tall when given adequate space, water, and nutrients.

Direct sow in spring (4/15-6/15). Seed Spacing:6”-8”, Days to Germination:6-10 days, Soil temperature for germination:55°-65°F, Seed planting depth: 1/8" (Poppy seeds need light for germination). Thin final plant spacing to 24".