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Flanders Poppy Plant

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Image of Papaver rhoeas
Image of Papaver rhoeas
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Papaver rhoeas

  • The 'real' live form of the Remembrance Poppy.
  • Bright scarlet flowers have dark centres.
  • Perfect for planting on banks or margins of your margins of the garden.
  • Will self seed.

Supplied as compost block grown plants.

Available from approximately April 2018

5 or more £1.20GBPGBP
each. Group & quantity discounts
Qty:
Pollinator Friendly

Before the indiscriminate use of herbicides, these beautiful poppies were a common site in the UK and European countryside. As such extensive herbicide usage has decreased due to becoming uneconomic we are thankfully starting to see a comeback as the seed as lain dormant in the soil. In fact it was this ability to lay dormant until brought to the surface that caused these poppies to spring up on the war torn battlefields of France.

Plant these into the margins of your garden, on open areas or banks and you will be rewarded with the gorgeous simplicity of their black centred scarlet-red flowers. And provided you allow these to run to seed you will be able to enjoy these every year!

Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

  • Each block contains multiple plants so can be planted as a block or gently teased apart and planted individually.
  • Likes a full sun position.
  • Prefers well drained soil.
  • Provided plants are allowed to form seed heads and drop these will self seed each year.
  • Flowers May - July.
  • Culinary Uses
  • Poppy seeds can be used in baking.
  • Can be added to curry powder for texture or as a thickener.
  • Other Uses
  • Makes great bird food!

General Information

Pollinator Friendly Plants
A detailed guide to the seeds and plants sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that will attract and provide a food source to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects.

What's A Compost Block Grown Plant?
Information on the size of the compost blocks that Victoriana grow their plants in - and what you can expect to receive.

How To...

How To Plant Out Ornamentals
Detailed advice on how to plant out ornamentals, including information on recommended planting distances.

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