Papaver somniferum ‘Florist Pod’ | ‘Opium Poppy’ | ~100 seeds
An especially large-headed variety of the famous ‘Opium Poppy’, Papaver somniferum, ‘Florist Pod’ was initially developed for use in flower-arranging, although has now gained much popularity as an attractive ornamental.
A flowering annual of the Papaveraceae which comes in many fantastic varieties, Papaver somniferum is very easily grown from seed in USDA Hardiness Zones 7-11. Useful as a source of nutritious seeds for food and raw materials for essential medicines, these plants are also a common feature of many ornamental flower gardens around the globe, yielding fabulously colourful flowers which wave gently in the breeze…
There aren’t that many plants which are as easy to cultivate as poppies! This type grows with full and sheltered sun and in well-drained, clay, chalk, loam or sand – whether acid, alkaline or neutral.
All the seed sold by Arkham’s Botanical was freshly and ethically sourced