Alpine Poppy Seeds
Alpine Mix Alpine Poppy
Beautiful perennial poppies bloom the first year from a fall or early spring sowing. Waves of showy, 1.5 inch poppies in shades of orange, yellow, white, and salmon appear from late spring or early summer and continue to please into late summer or early fall.
Alpine poppies grow to 8 inches tall, and will thrive in nearly any climate. They are particularly well suited for, and longer-lived in, areas with cold winters. Will often self-sow. Winter hardy to zone 4.
How to Plant Alpine Poppy Seeds
Sow alpine poppy seeds in 2 inch pots or cell packs, press into soil but do not cover. Need light to germinate. Kept at 65° F., germination is in 14-21 days. Transplant into the garden 8-12 inches apart. Can direct sow alpine poppy seeds into prepared seed beds from fall-early spring. Rake seed in and keep soil moist until germination.