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Welsh Poppy 'Frances Perry'

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MECONOPSIS CAMBRICA

PACKETS CONTAIN 10 SEEDS

Native to south-west England & Wales. Known commonly as 'Welsh Poppy', the Frances Perry variety is dominantly red with four delicate overlapping petals. It is attractive to wildlife.

If you just don’t have the ideal climate growing, there may be no way to grow them beyond one season.  Cool and temperate climates such as Tasmania and some areas of Victoria has the most ideal growing climate. 

Method

3 Weeks stratification prior to sowing

'or Recommended to sow direct in Autumn where winters are cool enough to break the seeds dormancy.

Use a Peat Mix with good drainage. Avoid humidity domes to avoid the seeds from rotting.

Sowing Depth Surface sow, Keep Moist. 
When to sow in Australia

Tropical: Autumn and Winter 

Temperate: Late Winter to Spring and Autumn

Cool climate: Spring and Autumn

Germination 2 to 6 weeks at consistent temperatures of 13 -18°C. Germination can be sporadic. 
Plant Spacing 40cm
Height 30cm
Position Dappled Part-shade