poppy danish flag flower, Annual Wildflower Seed
Poppy Danish Flag (Papaver Somniferum Danish Flag) - Start Poppy seeds for this showy annual with intensely rich red petals. The petals are frilly and feathered adding greater appeal, and its center has a pure white cross. Poppy Danish Flag is a stunning variety, and it is especially gorgeous when planted in mass groupings. After the Poppy Danish Flag flowers are spent and the petals fall, an attractive seed pod remains. The seed pods can be preserved and used in dried arrangements or leave the seed pods in the garden for winter appeal. Danish Flag Poppy plants are easy to grow, and they thrive in most garden settings. The plants are known for self-sowing for additional seasons of beauty. If seeding is not desired, Poppy flower care would include deadheading spent flowers.
How to Grow Poppies: Directly sow Poppy seeds in early spring before frosts have finished. Shirley Poppies grow best in loose soil that drains well. Press the flower seeds firmly into the soil and keep the soil moist until germination.
1oz PK – 157,000+ Seeds
4 oz PK – 629,000+ Seeds
How to Plant SHIRLEY POPPY Seeds
Direct sow into prepared seed beds that have been cleared of weeds and have had the top 1 inch of soil loosened.
Rake seed in.
Press into soil by walking over the area.
Keep moist until germination.
Can start indoors in 2 inch containers.
Approximate seeds per pound: 3,401,942
USDA Zones: 3 - 9
Height: 12 - 15 inches
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Mix
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Loose, well-drained, pH 6.1 - 7.3
Deer Resistant: Yes
Temperature: 55 - 60F
Average Germ Time: 21 - 28 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Do not cover the seed but press into the soil
Sowing Rate: 2/3 ounce per 1,000 square feet or 2 pounds per acre
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 12 inches