A distinctive low-growing poppy in a bright fire-engine red with a conspicuous black spot on each petal. Ideal as a rock garden or alpine plant as well as for borders. Height 40cm (16"). RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. HA - Hardy annual.
Improved, re-selected strain
- Bright flowers with ‘ladybird’ spots
Growing InformationSow direct into finely raked, moist, warm soil where the plants are to flower at a depth of 6mm (¼") and cover the seed lightly with soil. Germination usually takes 10-14 days. Thin out seedlings if necessary to a final spacing of 20cm (8") apart, removing any competing weeds. Seeds can also be sown in September for flowering the following year.
Average Packet Content 950 seeds