Poppy Seeds - Turkish Tulip

Poppy Seeds - Turkish Tulip

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.99
1 Ounce $26.29
1/4 Pound $66.19 ($16.54/ounce) 37% Savings
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  • Bold red tulip-type blooms marked by signature black splotches
  • Annual; Showstopping color and pattern
  • Long bloom season, mid Spring to late Summer
  • 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 Red
Growth Habit Clumping, Spreading, Upright
Plant Height Up to 36 inches
Bloom Season Spring

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

About Poppy Seeds - Turkish Tulip

Papaver glaucum

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed

In bold red with black centers, Turkish Tulip Poppies are a fairly rare specimen that we think is worthy of being a part of any poppy collection.

Planting Information

Planting Poppy Seeds - Turkish Tulip

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 36 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 4,300 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 60,000 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 240,000 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Poppy Seeds - Turkish Tulip