About This Variety

Papaver somniferum
Seeds Per Packet: 100+
Price Per Packet: $4.00
Days To Maturity: annual

An annual breadseed poppy originally grown by Thomas Jefferson. The large, floppy flowers are a beautiful scarlet color with indigo blotches near the center. Best sown in the fall. Allow the seed pods to mature and dry on the stem, then shake out the seeds. Poppies readily self-sow. For seed saving plant only one variety a year to avoid crossing.