ALPINE MIX Poppy Seeds
A rare and beautiful perennial poppy that will bloom the first season from a fall or early spring sowing. Produces waves of showy 1.5 inch poppies in shades of orange, yellow, white and salmon from late spring or early summer into late summer or early fall. Grows to 8 inches high, and will thrive in just about any climate, is particularly well suited and longer-lived in cold winter areas. Often self-sows. Winter hardy to zone 4. Packet is ½ gram, about 4,000 seeds.
How to Plant Alpine Poppy Seeds
Sow seeds in 2 inch 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. Transplant into the garden 8-12 inches apart. Can direct sow into prepared seed beds from fall-early spring. Rake seed in and keep soil moist until germination.