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There are many different varieties of poppies - annuals, perennials, and biennial - some are single flowered, some double and they come in a wide variety of colors and textures.

ORIENTAL & PEONY FLOWERED POPPIES
These  poppies are hardy perennials growing 2 to 3 feet in height with large deeply cut leaves and large cup-shaped flowers of many colors in the spring.  Oriental poppies prefer ordinary well-cultivated garden soilPlanting is usually done in spring, or in summer for bloom the following spring.  Once established, the flowers do not like being disturbed, so choose a spot where your poppies are likely to remain for several years.


Alpine Poppy  Alpine - Perennial - Dwarf plants with white, yellow-orange fragrant blooms.  Nearly stemless.  Full sun; plant height: 10in. Hardy -40F (-40C)
#1131  Packet, $2.50 each,  Approximately 100 seeds


Beauty of Livermore Poppy Papaver orientale flower plant  Beauty of Livermore (Papaver orientale) Deep red single blooms measure up to 6in. across.  Excellent red color makes a gorgeous display in mass plantings.  Hardy to -40F (-40C).
#3609  Packet, $3.50 each,  Approximately 100 seeds


poppy black cloud papaver paeniflorum  Black Cloud (Papaver paeniflorum) - Perennial - Large 4in. fully double fringed blooms on strong stems.  Deep purple, nearly black in color.  Striking.  Full sun; plant height: 36in.  Hardy to 10F (-17.7C)
#1130  Packet, $3.50 each,  Approximately 100 seeds


Checkers Poppy Papaver orientalis Perennial flower  Checkers (Papaver orientalis) Perennial - Creamy white blooms are marked with a black center cross.  Showy and unusual.  Full sun or partial shade; height: 20in.
#4063  Packet, $3.50 each,  Approximately 50 seeds


Garden Glory salmon Poppy Papaver oreintale double flowers  Garden Glory (Papaver orientaleDouble salmon pink blooms with ruffled edges.  Hardy -40F (-40C)
#13610  Packet, $3.50 each,  Approximately 100 seeds


Hens and Chicks Poppy Papaver somniferum plant  Hens & Chicks (Papaver somniferum)  Perennial or Self Seeding Annual - Curiosity for dried flower arrangementsSeed pods remain closed.  Full sun or partial shade; height: 30in.
#4062  Packet, $3.50 each,  Approximately 100 seeds


Oase Poppy Papaver paeniflorum flower  Oase (Papaver paeniflorum) - Perennial - 4in. fringed blooms in bright scarlet with a contrasting white blotch.  Full sun; plant height: 36in. Hardy to 10F (-17.7C)
#1126  Packet, $2.50 each,  Approximately 100 seeds


Papaver orientale Poppy mix  Oriental Choice Mix (Papaver orientale) - Perennial - Beautiful mix of pink, orange, red , and white.  Full sun; plant height: 24-36in.  Hardy to -30F (-34.4C)
#855  Packet, $2.50 each,  Approximately 150 seeds


Pizzacato Poppy seed plant  Pizzacato (Papaver orientale)  Perennial -  Prolific producer of 6-8 inch blooms in shades of pink, white, rose, salmon and red.  A real show stopper.  Full sun; plant height: 24in.  Hardy  to -30F (-40C)
#1129  Packet, $3.50 each,  Approximately 100 seeds


Royal Wedding Poppy plant  Royal Wedding (Papaver orientale)  White single blooms have a deep purple centerBlooms measure 6in. across.  Hardy -40F (-40C)
#3611  Packet, $3.50 each,  Approximately 50 seeds



ICELAND POPPIES
The Iceland poppies are Siberian natives and are usually grown as biennials - planted in summer for bloom the following spring.  Like all poppies, they look especially well when planted in groups.   Hardy to -40F (-40C)


Partyfun Poppy mix  Partyfun Mix  - Papaver nudicaule - Biennial - Mix of large 4-5 single flowers in orange, red, salmon, yellow and white.  Some bicolors  Full sun:  plant height: 16in.
#856  Packet, $2.50 each,  Approximately 150 seeds


Springer Grape flowering plant  Springer Grape - Papaver x Laurens - Perennial - Deep purple blooms and silver grey foliage makes this a showstopper.  Full sun or partial shade; height: 27in.
#3971  Packet, $3.50 each,  Approximately 100 seeds



ANNUAL POPPIES
The annual poppies include varieties of Shirley and Opium poppies.  Though called annuals, they, too, are best treated as biennials, planted  in summer for spring bloom.  Like the other poppies, they should be planted  where they are to remain, as they dislike being moved.  Any tolerable garden soil will be fine for these pretty spring beauties.   Hardy to -30F (-34.4C)


poppy angels choir  Angel's Choir (Papaver rhoeas) - Annual -  3in. picotee blooms in pastel shades of white, pink, cream, apple blossom, scarlet and slate blue.  Full sun; plant height: 20-28in.
#1128  Packet, $2.50 each,  Approximately 100 seeds

Papaver somniferum plant seeds Blue breadseed Opium Poppy  Blue breadseed (Opium Poppy) - Papaver somniferum - Annual or Biennial - Medicinal, Culinary - Pretty bright lacy flowers and ruffled grey-green leaves.  Medicinally, the plant is a source of opium used in pain killers.  The seeds are those commonly used to decorate breads and cakes.  They also yield an oil used in salads, soaps and paints.   Full sun;  plant height: 3-4 ft.
#697  Packet, $3.50 each,  Approximately 100 seeds


Bombast Feather Poppy Papaver somniferum seed  Bombast (Opium Poppy, Feather Poppy) - Papaver somniferum - Annual or Biennial - A beautiful example of the peony flowered poppy, this plant possesses fully double 4-5inch blooms with feathered edges that resemble the bloom of a peony.
RED   # 2436 
  Packet, $2.50 each,  Approximately 150 seeds
ROSE  # 2437 
  Packet, $2.50 each,  Approximately 150 seeds

Corn Poppy Papaver rhoeas Field poppy  Corn Poppy Mix (Papaver rhoeas) Annual-  This European native has become naturalized all over the US.  3-4inch blooms in pink, red, white, yellow , orange and pink with small foliage that allows the blooms an optimum show.  Prefers a well-drained soil.  Sow in late fall for best spring showing.  Full sun,Partial shade; height:  24-30in.
#2444  Packet, $2.50 each,  Approximately 100 seeds
#Bz-2444  Bulk seed  1oz   $8.79
#B4z-2444    Bulk seed    4oz  $15.99
#B1-2444    Bulk seed  1 lb  $39.99



Picotee Mix (Papaver rhoeas) - Annual - 4 to 4-1/2in. double blooms are patterned in shades of pink and red and edged in white.  Blooms all season.  Full sun; plant height: 24in.
#1127  Packet, $2.50 each,  Approximately 100 seeds


Red Corn Poppy Flanders Poppy Papaver rhoeas Field Poppy  Red Corn Poppy (Flanders Poppy) Papaver rhoeas - Annual-  This European native has become naturalized all over the US.  3-4inch deep red blooms with purple-black centers.  Prefers a well-drained soil.  Sow in late fall for best spring showing.  Full sun, Partial shade; height:  24-30in.
#2494  Packet, $2.50 each,  Approximately 100 seeds
#Bz-2494  Bulk seed  1oz   $8.79
#B4z-2494    Bulk seed    4oz  $15.99
#B1-2494    Bulk seed  1 lb  $39.99



CALIFORNIA POPPIES
These varieties are catagorized as Eschsholzia.  In cooler climates they are regarded as annuals, though in warmer ones, they act as tender perennials.  They, too, like to remain in one place, and do best when planted directly in the garden.   Hardy to 20F (-6.7C)


Apricot Chiffon Eschscholzia californica  Apricot Chiffon - Eschscholzia californica - Dwarf double flowered with creamy yellow centers with coral tinted edges.
Full sun; height: 8in.
#4030  Packet, $2.50 each,  Approximately 50 seeds



California Poppy - Eschscholzia californica - Upright annual or tender perennial is a California native and the state flower.  Brilliant orange single blooms close in the evening or sometimes on cloudy days.  Plants are uniform and productive and drought tolerant.   Full sun; height: 18in.
#3342  Packet $2.50   Approximately 100 seeds
#Bz-3342  Bulk seed  1oz -avg. 18,000 seeds  $6.39
#B4z-3342    Bulk seed    4oz  $12.99
#B1-3342    Bulk seed    1 lb.  $32.19


Mission Bells Poppy Mission Bells - Eschscholzia californica - These compact plants pack double and semi-double flowers in every poppy color - red, orange, pink, white, yellow, salmon.  Full sun;  plant height: 6in.
#1081  Packet, $3.50 each,  Approximately 100 seeds


poppy thai silk  Thai Silk mix - Eschscholzia californica - 10inch compact plants have 4" inch double and semi-double blooms in a mix of colors.  Foliage is tinted bronze.  Full sun;  Plant height: 8-12in.
#1082  Packet, $2.50 each,  Approximately 50 seeds

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