Poppy Seeds - Pepperbox

Poppy Seeds - Pepperbox

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $14.69 ($14.69/ounce)
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  • This multipurpose flower is perfect for bouquets and baking
  • Annual; Grow these for flowers and then for the seeds!
  • Recommended for USDA Zones 3-8
  • 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 Spring
Color Pink
Growth Habit Clumping, Spreading
Plant Height Up to 40 inches
Bloom Season Summer

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

About Poppy Seeds - Pepperbox

Papaver somniferum

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed

Grow Heirloom Poppies - Plant Pepperbox Poppy Seeds

Blooming in a wide array of romantic shades, this heirloom variety of poppy prides itself in its dual usage! First, they will dazzle your garden with their beauty. then once the flowers are spent, they are a valuable source of nutty-flavored, culinary-grade seeds that are great in breads and cakes.

Planting Information

Planting Poppy Seeds - Pepperbox

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light, Stratification
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 6 to 8 inches
Plant Height Up to 40 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
View our Poppy Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 936 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 88,432 Up to 625 Sq. Ft

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