Poppy Seeds - Black Swan

Poppy Seeds - Black Swan

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $5.49
1 Ounce $34.69 ($34.69/ounce)
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  • Feathery, wine-colored flowers are just the thing for a goth garden
  • Annual, one of the most unique poppy seeds we carry
  • Frilly large blooms appear almost black
  • 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 Black, Purple
Growth Habit Clumping, Spreading
Plant Height Up to 30 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 - Black Swan

Papaver somniferum

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed

This frilly flower is one of the most unique poppies that we carry! The large blooms appear almost black-perfect for the goth gardener.

Planting Information

Planting Poppy Seeds - Black Swan

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light, Stratification
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 6 to 8 inches
Plant Height Up to 30 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 147 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 13,871 Up to 625 Sq. Ft

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