Poppy Seeds - Alpine Poppy Flower Seed

Poppy Seeds - Alpine

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Flower Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 5 - 10

Height: 8 - 10 inches

Bloom Season: Late spring to late summer

Bloom Color: Mix

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Loam to sandy loam, pH 5.1 - 6.5

Planting Directions

Temperature: 68F

Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Do not cover seed

Sowing Rate: 5 - 6 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 6 - 9 inches

Care & Maintenance: Poppy

Poppy Alpine

Alpine Poppy (Papaver Alpinum) - Start Alpine Poppy seeds for this short-growing perennial Poppy plant. This colorful mix of Poppy flowers range from orange, yellow, cream and scarlet. The blooms are 1 - 2 inches across. The Papaver Alpinum Poppy is well-suited to high elevations, and it originally came from the Alps. Alpine Poppy plants have strong taproots and make a good rockery plant. Alpine Poppies do best in average garden soils that drain well. How To Grow Poppies from Flower Seeds: Directly sow Alpine Poppy seeds into prepared seed beds. Clear the bed of weeds and loosen the top several inches of soil. Press the flower seeds into the soil and keep moist. Poppy seeds can be started in the early spring and do best in cool temperatures.