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bread seed poppies for sale

Bread seed poppies for sale

Botanical Name: Papaver somniferum

Family: Papaveraceae

Native: Africa, Eurasia

Hardiness: Annual

Plant Dimensions: 24″–36″ tall, 8″–10″ wide

Variety Information: 2″ lavender flowers. Pods contain periwinkle blue seeds at maturity.

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Spring

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, as soon as soil can be worked, or early to mid-fall for bloom the following spring.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended; roots sensitive to disturbance.

Days to Emerge: 10–15 days

Seed Depth: Scatter and rake in lightly

Thinning: When 2″ tall, thin to 1 every 8″–10″

Bread seed poppy has crepe-like petals that add a magical touch to the late spring garden. The seeds are a baker’s delight in breads, cakes, muffins, and bagels. You can also use the large seedpods for dried floral arrangements and crafts. Bees love this easy-to-grow, self-sowing annual.