Poppy Seeds - Orientale Checkers

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Poppy Seeds - Orientale Checkers

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100 Seeds $4.99
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200 Seeds $8.99

  • Season: Perennial
  • USDA Zones: 4 - 9
  • Height: 24 - 36 inches
  • Bloom Season: Late spring through early summer
  • Bloom Color: Black and white
  • Environment: Full sun
  • Soil Type: Well drained soil, pH 5.5 - 7.5
  • Temperature: 60F
  • Average Germ Time: 14 - 28 days
  • Light Required: Yes
  • Depth: Surface sow up to 1/8th inch deep
  • Sowing Rate: 5 - 6 seeds per plant
  • Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
  • Plant Spacing: 14 inches
Poppy Checkers

Poppy Checkers (Papaver Orientale Checkers) - This beautiful flowering poppy plant will grow 24 - 36 inches tall. It prefers full sun and blooms most frequently in late spring through early summer. Plant Papaver Checkers within the perennial border, add to container planting, and makes nice companion for spring blooming bulbs. This perennial poppy has a clumping habit which results in more blooms per plant. The poppy flowers are huge and can reach 6 inches in diameter. Plant these poppy seeds in well-drained soil with a pH between 5.5 - 7.5. These flower seeds are very easy to germinate.