Poppy Danish Flag (Papaver Somniferum Danish Flag) - Start Poppy seeds for this showy annual with intensely rich red petals. The petals are frilly and feathered adding greater appeal, and its center has a pure white cross.
Poppy Danish Flag is a stunning variety, and it is especially gorgeous when planted in mass groupings. After the Poppy Danish Flag flowers are spent and the petals fall an attractive seed pod remains.
The seed pods can be preserved and used in dried arrangements or leave the seed pods in the garden for winter appeal.
Danish Flag Poppy plants are easy to grow, and they thrive in most garden settings. The plants are known for self-sowing for additional season's of beauty
Season: Annual Temperature: 60F Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days Light Required: No Depth: 1/16 inch deep Sowing Rate: 5 - 6 seeds per plant Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination Plant Spacing: 12 - 18 inches USDA Zones: 3 - 9 Height: 24 - 36 inches Bloom Season: Midsummer to early fall Bloom Color: Red w/ some white Environment: Full sun to partial shade Soil Type: Well-drained soil, pH 6.1 - 7.5