Shirley Poppy Seeds - Mixed Red & Pink

Shirley Poppy Seeds - Mixed Red & Pink

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $29.39 37% Savings
1 Pound $61.99 ($3.87/ounce) 67% Savings
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  • Welcome spring and celebrate summer with these florescent blooms
  • Annual; A gorgeous blend of warm colors
  • 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 Spring
Color Mixed
Growth Habit Clumping, Spreading
Plant Height Up to 30 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 Red & Pink

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Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Double

Bred from wild field poppies, Shirley Poppies have become a bit more refined with their soft colors and delicate, papery petals, but they still bear resemblance to their parentage. Easy to grow in full sun and well draining soil, enjoy Shirley poppies in your garden this spring.

Planting Information

Planting Shirley Poppy Seeds - Mixed Red & Pink

Planting Season 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 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 2,613 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 185,207 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 740,828 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 2,963,312 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft

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