Poppy – Mother of Pearl Seeds

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As precious as a pearl! 'Mother of Pearl' poppies practically glow in stunning shades of pink, white, and purple, with showy crepe paper-like petals and contrasting dark centers. This blend is stunning when planted in mass along borders or in garden beds. Incredibly low-maintenance and drought tolerant, this vigorous, easy-to-grow poppy will bring long-lasting color to the garden and attract pollinators all summer long! Harvest seed pods to add to dried floral bouquets. Deer resistant.

Family: Papaveraceae, Poppy family, includes California poppy, oriental poppy, and Iceland poppy.
Native: Europe, Africa, and Asia
Hardiness: Annual
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Spring to summer. Blooming is prolonged by cool weather and deadheading.
Plant Dimensions: 36″ tall and 10″ wide
Variety Info: 2″– 3″ blooms in shades of pink, purple, and white.
Attributes: Drought tolerant once established, but flowers best with consistent moisture.

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, or as soon as soil can be worked; or fall for bloom the following spring. Mild Climates: Fall sowing recommended.
When to Start Inside: Not recommended. Does not transplant well.
Days to Emerge: 10 – 15 days
Seed Depth: Press into surface
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6″ – 8″
Thinning: When 1″ – 2″ tall, thin to 1 every 6″ – 8″

Special Care: Corn poppies often reseed. Deadhead (remove spent blooms) if reseeding is not desired.

960 seeds