Black Swan Breadseed Poppy Seeds

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Black Swan Pompom Breadseed Poppies are the absolute funkiest, with a shaggy mop of petals that form a big peony-shaped bloom all summer long. Easy to grow, they will happily set seed to come back subsequent years.

Includes 100 seeds.

Plant Info
Botanical Name
Papaver somniferum
Height
3-4 ft when full grown
Spacing
9" between plants
Light
Full sun plz
Zone
Grows everywhere in the USA (annual, zones 2-11)
Kids & Pets & Deer
Toxic, and Deer Resistant
Climate
Heat-loving, but prefers low humidity
Water
Drought tolerant
Indoor & Pots
Grows well in containers outside
Growing Info
How to Plant Stick in the dirt 1/8" deep, 2" apart. Water gently & regularly as seedlings emerge over the next 2 weeks. Once babies are 2” tall, pluck so there's just one per 9"
Where to Plant Find a place that gets mostly sun
When to Plant Early spring, or late fall if winters are mild. Needs cool weather to germinate: 50-60 degrees. Sow directly into garden
When to Expect Blooms Early summer
Care Instructions Water regularly once established, and pick the flowers regularly (Bring the flowers in! Make bouquets! Have fun!) to encourage more blooms
Extra Credit You can sear the end of the cut stem for a few seconds in boiling water or with a flame to prolong the vase life
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  • Hi - do the seeds need to be planted outside only? I would like to start the seeds inside and transplant.

    Hi there! Poppies strongly dislike being transplanted, as their root system is fragile. We highly recommend direct sowing.