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Papaver Orientale 'Bright Orange Scarlet Red'

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PACKETS CONTAIN 100 SEEDS

Papaver Oriental is a hardy perennial that produces large papery flowers from Spring through to Early Summer(depending on climate). 'Bright Orange Scarlet Red' is exactly the colour blooms.

Perfect for borders and cottage gardens. After flowering, plants will die down until the cooler weather brings them on again. Once planted they require very little care and will grow in any sunny position in the garden. Will attract birds and butterflies to your garden.

Method Sow direct - Roots do not like being disturbed otherwise sow in deep pots to avoid disturbing roots.
Sowing Depth Surface sow and cover lightly with vermiculate 
When to sow in Australia

Tropical: Late Autumn, Winter 

Temperate: Late Winter to Spring and Mid-Autumn

Cool climate: Spring to Early Summer and Autumn

Germination 10-20 days at 16-20°C
Plant Spacing 50cm
Height 80cm
Position Full Sun. Full to Part Shade