Shirley Poppy FPO-8847
Gorgeous and easy to grow.
The petals are like silk, in many colors, pink, salmon, white, red, and crimson, both double and single.
Scatter on a well-raked bed in very early spring (or fall if winters are mild) for beautiful flowers in June.BOTANICAL NAME:Papaver rhoeas
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS :Doesn't transplant well, sow directly into bed, covering very lightly if at all-best to dig bed and rake to fine tilth, then mix the seed in this packet with a gallon of soil and broadcast that. Sow in fall or very early spring, and may sow again one month later for long bloom. Like light soils all the way into the sandy/gravelly range. Needs good drainage. Give a little humus when preparing bed. Remove seed capsules for more blooms. Orange stains on packet natural.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: Annual/Height 18-36"/Spacing 12"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Bee Friendly