Poppy, Black Peony
Annual. A deeply dramatic poppy, with intricately ruffled blooms in shades of obsidian to dark burgundy. The flowers are fully double and so large, from 3-5" across! This show-stopping variety stuns in the landscape or in arrangements. Even the seedpods wonderful additions to dried flower designs. Plants stand 3-4' tall and will readily self sow in the garden.
- Full Sun
- Sprouts in 14-21 Days
- Seed Depth: Surface Sow
- Ideal Temperature: 60-65 F
- Plant Spacing: 8-10"
- Frost Hardy: Yes
- Papaver somniferum var. paeoniflorum
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 stockMinimum Seed Count: 200
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