GENUS: Papaver SPECIES: rhoeas
Heritage Status: New Zealand
Number of Seeds: 400
Description: Vege companion. Classic stunning single petalled bright red with a black centre poppy, originally from Flanders after the war. Amazing in the vege garden amongst the cabbages and green leafy veges.
Planting Instructions: Plant into trays early Spring and Autumn. Do not cover seed with soil. Prick out to 2.5 cm diagonal spacing and transplant very carefully (roots do not like being disturbed) when 3 cm high at 20 cm diagonals spacing. Will self seed readily.