Peony Poppy Seeds
& Pompom Poppy Seeds
Papaver paeoniflorum, P. laciniatum
Peony poppies are easy to grow flowers that cheer-up and add spark to even the most bland of gardens. They are planted in fall or early spring and produce huge double 4-5 inch deeply frilled flowers on sturdy, tall growing 2-3 foot plants.
SERIOUSLY SCARLET Peony Poppy
Flaming red head with purple blue highlights. Outrageous, impossible to resist. Lettuce leaf foliage on 24-36 inch tall plants. Edible seeds.
BLACK SWAN Pompom Poppy
Black Swan’s elegantly ruffled 5 inch double and semi-double flowers are packed with finely frilled petals in a nearly black, glossy, deep, dark burgundy red shade. Grows 2 to 3 feet tall above nicely contrasting silvery gray foliage. Packet is 1 gram, about 2,400 seeds.
LILAC POMPOM Pompom Poppy
The unusually captivating smoky lavender color of Lilac Pompom Poppy is somehow both bold and delicate; the frilled double pompoms waving atop strong, 2 ½ to 3 ½ foot stems will have you cheering for the home team! Impressive in borders and mass plantings. Packet is ½ gram, about 1,200 seeds.
GIANT DOUBLE BLACK Peony Poppy
Deep purple almost black flowers. Packet is ½ gram, about 1,200 seeds.
GIANT DOUBLE RED Peony Poppy
Lustrous, extra large double scarlet-red poppies. Packet is 1 gram, about 2,400 seeds.
GIANT DOUBLE MIX Peony Poppy
These huge peony poppies come in a wide range of attractive colors including shades of purple, pink, rose, red, and white. Packet is 1 gram, about 2,400 seeds.
GIANT DOUBLE CREAM Peony Poppy
The sturdy 2-3 foot plants produce huge double, 4-5 inch frilled flowers in an unusual and attractive creamy (not quite yellow) shade. Packet is 1,000 seeds.
GIANT DOUBLE PALE ROSE Peony Poppy
Beautiful, extra large and showy, soft, pastel rose blooms. Packet is ½ gram, about 1,200 seeds.
How to Plant Poppy Seeds
Sow seeds in peat pots or cell packs, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 65°F., germination is in 14-21 days. Can direct sow, onto ground that has had the top one inch of soil loosened. Rake seed in, press into soil by walking over the area. Thin to 12 inches apart.