Poppy, “Oriental Brilliant” Seeds
This majestic poppy deserves center stage in your garden border. Use as a focal point or massed into blazing swaths of color as a treat for you and for the honeybees in spring and early summer. The 4″ flowers’ intense red color pairs well with yellow, gold, purple, or blue late-spring-blooming flowers.
200 mg seed packet.
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost or as soon as soil can be worked; or early to mid-fall for bloom the following spring. Mild Climates: Only fall sowing is recommended.
When to Start Inside: Not recommended. 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date. Does not transplant well. Sow in biodegradable pots that can be planted directly in the ground.
Days to Emerge: 10–15 days
Seed Depth: Press into surface
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 24″
Thinning: When 2″ tall, thin to 1 every 24″