A tried and true garden strain with all the colours, white, pink, lemon, red, yellow each as beautiful as the next. Easily grown in any sunny garden bed. Broadcast seeds in situ during late autumn and winter for flowering from late winter until early summer. Read more about Papaver nudicaule ‘Excelsior’
We have finally been able to import seed of this unique, heart stoppingly beautiful, award winning poppy. The ruffled semi-double and single tissue paper petalled poppies range in colour from silver grey to slate blue, some with a red blush others with a beautiful white edge. Read more about Papaver rhoeas ‘Amazing Grey’
A blend of all the diverse Shirley Poppy colours and types with double, semi-double and single flowers many of which are bicolors in pastel pink, apricot, peach, cream, salmon, rose, dove grey and lavender.
This is the strain that the Welsh artist Cedric Morris developed in his Suffolk garden ‘Benton End’. A mixture of soft smoky colours, grey, lilac, mauve, pink, soft orange and white. Many of the poppies are flecked and there are some picotees. Read more about Papaver rhoeas ‘Mother of Pearl’
The simple classic mauve single that can be hard to come by in these days of extravagent doubles. Plant by sprinkling on the surface and keep moist every day and do not cover seed. Best planted from May to July.