Ladybird Poppy

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Annual. A delightful domesticated version of a wildflower from the Caucasus, Turkey, and Iran. Lipstick red with black spots, these colorful blooms are reminiscent of ladybird beetle wings. This poppy is a popular choice for maintained wildflower fields and recipient of the prestigious R.H.S. Award of Garden merit. Gardeners have included the dainty Ladybird Poppy in their garden designs for hundreds of years. Plants stand just 1-2' tall with 3" blooms. Often self-seeds.

  • Annual
  • Full Sun
  • Sprouts in 14-21 Days
  • Seed Depth: Surface Sow
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-65 F
  • Plant Spacing: 8-10"
  • Frost Hardy: Yes
  • Papaver commutatum

Growing Tips: Direct sow in late fall, or in spring as soon as soil can be worked. Surface sow, just barely covering. Grows best in cool, early spring conditions in rich soil, with moderate moisture.

Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 600
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