Papaver Somniferum 'Giganteum' Annual Seeds

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This is a strain that will be of particular interest to the floral artist as it has been specially selected to give the largest possible seed pods. Highly ornamental, they can be used fresh, or dried for winter decoration. For an easily grown splash of colour, few flowers can equal poppies with their flowers produced in profusion throughout the summer. Sow and forget, nearly all will flower in the first year from sowing.

Suitable for summer bedding, this hardy annual known as ‘Giant Poppy’ belongs to the Papavar genus. 

Pretty Wild Seeds are registered with the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) under number 7529, so you can have confidence in both our products and advice. Although our products are listed in weights and acres, we can supply in additional quantities upon enquiry so if you need a larger supply, please don't hesitate to give us a call.

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    Germination; Seeds best sown directly 5mm deep in 30cm long drills which are 15 cm apart. Germination will occur when the temp. reaches +20°C. Germination takes 7-14 days. Seedlings will appear in rows 6-8 weeks after planting. Thin seedlings to 20cm spacing. Can be sown indoors into moist seed compost cover lightly with vermiculite. Propagate 16-20°C. Transplant seedlings when large to 8cm pots. Acclimatise and plant out after danger of frost has passed with 40cm spacing. Can be sown outside in autumn for flowering the following year.

    Cultivation; Cut and come again variety. Cut flowers regularly to encourage growth and to prolong flowering window. Deadhead if you do not want it to self-seed.