Oriental Perennial Poppy Scarlet

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A classic oriental perennial poppy with large, bright scarlet-crimson red 6 inch flowers and a jet-black centre borne on sturdy 3-4ft plants.

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Oriental Perennial Poppy Scarlet

Oriental Perennial Poppy Scarlet. A classic oriental perennial poppy with large, bright scarlet-crimson red 6 inch flowers and a jet-black centre borne on sturdy 3-4ft plants. A older traditional variety but still one of the finest available. An excellent variety for the cottage type garden borders, especially when planted small groups.

Cultivation Advice Oriental Perennial Poppy Scarlet

  • Sow from late winter to early summer for flowering the following year
  • on the surface of good quality compost at a minimum of13C (55F) on the surface.
  • Keep soil damp but not wet and do not exclude light.
  • Sealing in a polythene bag after sowing is helpful.
  • Germination usually takes 10-21 days.
  • When seedlings are large enough to handle transplant to pots and gradually harden off outdoors.
  • Plant out 12 in between plants into final position. into boxes or individually into 7.5cm (3in) pots.