Caucasian Scarlet Poppy

Papaver commutatum

How to plant Lady Bird Flanders Poppy seeds

Poppy Lady Bird Flanders - Papaver commutatum AN00320

LADY BIRD Flan­ders Poppy Seeds

Lady Bird flanders poppies grow to 18 in. tall. Plants produce a profusion of fire engine red, showy spring flowers. A prominent black blotch marks the base of each flower petal. Packet is ½ gram, about 3,000 seeds.

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How to Plant Flanders Poppy Seeds

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Sow seeds in 2 in. 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 1 in. of soil loosened. Rake seed in, press into soil by walking over the area. Thin to 12 in. apart.