Pepperbox Poppy Seeds - Poppy Flower Seeds

Poppy Seeds - Pepperbox

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Flower Specifications

Season: Annual

USDA Zones: 3 - 9

Height: 24 - 36 inches

Bloom Season: Mid summer to early fall

Bloom Color: Mix

Environment: Full sun to partial shade

Soil Type: Well drained soil, pH 6.1 - 7.5

Planting Directions

Temperature: 60F

Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days

Light Required: No

Depth: 1/16 - 1/8 inch deep

Sowing Rate: 5 - 6 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 12 - 18 inches

Poppy Pepperbox

Poppy Pepperbox (Papaver Somniferum Pepperbox) - Bring some romance and charm to your garden and grow Pepperbox Poppy seeds. The image above from Seasonal Wisdom shows the beauty of this heirloom poppy. This variety blooms in shade of pinks, purples, and lilacs, and some of the petals are fringed and others smooth to provide a beautiful display. Once the flowers are spent, these Poppies are known for their nutty flavored seeds that can be left to ripen and used in baking. Leave the pods to ripen and collect them at the end of the season for kitchen use. Growing Poppies from seed is so rewarding. Create a beautiful display with these flower seeds!