Papaver Orientale Checkers Poppy Seeds - Flower Seeds

Poppy Seeds - Orientale Checkers

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Flower Specifications

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

Planting Directions

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.