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Mother of Pearl Poppy Seeds

Mother of Pearl Poppy 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.

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Variety Info

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.

Sowing Info

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"

Growing Info

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