Red Corn Poppy Seeds

Red Corn Poppy Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $13.69
1/4 Pound $32.59 41% Savings
1 Pound $76.69 65% Savings
5 Pounds $293.99 ($3.67/ounce) 73% Savings
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  • This humble poppy has inspired works of art worldwide
  • Annual; One of the top classic flowers
  • Also called Remembrance Poppy, Flanders Poppy and Field Poppy
  • Poppy seeds require a cool period of 2-4 weeks to break dormancy, and some gardeners choose to cold stratify their seeds.
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Fall, Spring
Color Red
Growth Habit Clumping, Spreading
Plant Height Up to 28 inches
Bloom Season Spring through Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Landscaping
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Red Corn Poppy Seeds

Papaver rhoeas

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed

Red corn poppies. Images of Van Gogh's famous painting "Field of Poppies" or Monet's "Poppy Field in Argenteuil" instantly come to mind. Flowers, especially bright red poppies, are the stuff of an artist's dreams. And gardeners', too! Our Red Corn Poppy flower seeds (also known as Papaver Rhoeas) can provide you with your own poppy field or can complement other flower choices in your garden.

Red Corn Poppy seed can be planted in late autumn in colder climates or even in winter in warmer growing zones. Either way, you will be delighted with a beautiful show of brilliant color beginning in the spring months and lasting until warmer summer weather arrives. Expect these happy bloomers to self sow for new growth in succeeding seasons. Let our Red Corn Poppies inspire you to paint your own growing field of dreams

Planting Information

Planting Red Corn Poppy Seeds

Planting Season Fall, Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light, Stratification
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 6 to 8 inches
Plant Height Up to 28 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
View our Poppy Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 3,601 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 204,150 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 816,600 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 3,266,400 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft
5 Pounds 16,332,000 Up to 1.25 Acres

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