A heritage variety of annual poppy, popular in Victorian gardens, with big deep purple/black double flowers throughout the summer, from June to August. This poppy grows to about 1m in height and is a good border plant.
Opium Poppies prefer full sun and can cope with all soils except water logging. Plants show best grown in groups or less formally in a wildflower meadow.
Pack of approx 1000 small seeds. Sow in autumn or spring directly in the ground or in early spring in pots, for an early start. Sowing instructions and a colour photo are printed on the packet.
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