Shirley Poppy Seeds - Mixed Double

Shirley Poppy Seeds - Mixed Double

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Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $13.69
1/4 Pound $35.69 35% Savings
1 Pound $79.79 ($4.98/ounce) 64% Savings
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  • Pink tissue-paper petals add feminine flair to bouquets
  • Annual; Unique and colorful blooms
  • Easy to grow; Thrives in all regions of the country
  • 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 Mixed
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
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Shirley Poppy Seeds - Mixed Double

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Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed
Plant Type Double

Shirley Poppies are probably familiar to you, as they are specially bred up from the common Field Poppy to become magnificent, double blooms with a range of lovely colors and patterns. What may not be familiar is how easy they are to grow, and what a brilliant addition they would make to your garden!

Planting Information

Planting Shirley Poppy Seeds - Mixed Double

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 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 3,189 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 226,000 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 904,000 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 3,616,000 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft

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