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Poppy: Pierrot Organic Seed

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1500 Organic Poppy Pierrot Seeds [approx]

Name: Poppy: Pierrot

Latin Name: Papaver rhoeas

Plant Type: Annual

Plant Height: 50 cm

Germination Rate: 84%

Seed Origin: Netherlands

Description: Pierrot Poppy is a beautiful variety of poppy that produces bright red flowers with a large black spot on each petal. Its red and black spotted appearance caused to also have the nicknames Ladybug Poppy or Ladybird Poppy!

Sowing: March to May

Flowering: June to August

How To Grow Pierrot Poppy From Seed: Sow poppy seeds directly into the spot in the garden where they are to grow. Sprinkle the seeds thinly into a prepared shallow drill, and cover lightly with soil.

When the seedlings establish, thin them to leave roughly 25cm between each plant. Keep the strongest of the seedlings. The plants will grow to about 40cm to 60cm tall. Each plant will produce many flowers, each flower only lasting a few days.

Alternatively, sow the seed in large pots. Try not to transplant poppies, as they don’t take well to this.

Poppy Pierrot is also commonly known as Ladybird Poppy, or Ladybug Poppy, because of it’s red and black spotted appearance.

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