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Shirley Poppy (Papaver rhoeas)

Shirley Poppy
(Papaver rhoeas)


Annual. Native to Europe. Naturalized throughout North America. Grows easily and quickly from seed. Plants grow 2 to 3 feet high. Prolific bloomer in spring and summer. Colors in red, white, pink and bicolors.

Shirley Poppy (Papaver rhoeas)
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Flower beds, borders, meadow gardens, and rock gardens.

Seeding Rates

One ounce covers up to 300 square feet. Broadcast seed mixed with fine sand in full sun. Sow seed in Fall/Winter for Spring/Summer bloom.


Moderate water user. Take cut flowers when buds first show color. Remove old flowers to prolong bloom.


Packets available in 1 oz. size. Approximately 200,000 seeds per packet.
Larger quantities are available. Please contact us for additional information and a quotation.

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