This always causes excitement when it’s in flower. Possibly the most popular of all poppies. Broadcast seeds into the garden in late autumn, winter or very early spring for a mass spring early summer display.
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.
A unique and impressive new poppy strain, 'Pandora' blooms in surprising combinations of shades from the deepest burgundy red to pinkish red all with silver-grey stripes on the lower petals. Direct surface sow into their final garden position.
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.
A luscious red variety with open double flowers and densely packed petals. If planted in good soil during autumn it will grow to nearly a metre tall & produce 3 or 4 flowers. In very poor soil it may have single flowers.