Peony Poppy 'Black' Seeds - Papaver paeoniflorum

Peony Poppy 'Black' Seeds - Papaver paeoniflorum

P. paeoniflorum
Perennial Poppy

Product ID#: RP1780-8513

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature, Good for Cutting
Growing Conditions Field Crop
Additional Characteristics Good for Overwintering, Cold Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Easy to Grow
Flowering Month May, June, July, August, September
Garden Style Cutting / Cut Flowers, English Cottage, Gothic, Mourning Garden - Black Flowers, Romantic, Victorian
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Heirloom, Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity Perennial
Stem Type Single Stem
Plant Hardiness Hardy
Plant Height 31 - 40 inches
Plant Lifecycle Perennial
Plant Uses Cut Flower & Bouquets, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Attracts Friendly Pollinators, Ornamental, Landscape
Shape Ball, Textural
  • 1 packet

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$4.75
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Peony Poppy 'Black' is a stunning bread seed poppy that features magnificent 4" to 5" inch raven-black colored fully double flower blooms comprised of a mass of layered, crinkly petals. Resembling dramatic black poms tosseling in the wind, these blooms are a true garden treasure and cast a captivating spell all their own! Not only do they have an intoxicating moody beauty in the garden when in bloom, they bring an encore performance after they shed their petals with their interesting seed pods. Oblong pods are highly sought after by floral creatives for use both fresh and dried.

Although they are short lived as cut flower blooms, if properly processed they can give up to 3 days of vase life. Well worthy of growing in your garden for their beauty and dual purpose as blooms and seed pods.

These easy to grow, sun loving plants grow 30" to 36" inches and produce 6 to 12 flowers. If left overwinter they will self-sow seed and reappear come spring. Hardy to zone 3. Seeds seeds need to be cold stratified to germinate. Packet: 200 seeds.

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