Poppy LAURENS GRAPE Rare Purple Somniferum 4" Large Flowers Non-GMO Poppy LAURENS GRAPE Rare Purple Somniferum 4" Large Flowers Non-GMO
There is a local legend that renowned Colorado garden writer Lauren Springer sowed some poppy seeds from a bagel and discovered this unique variety. In reality, this experienced horticulturist spent years culling the seeds from the rich purple poppies growing in her garden, knowing gardeners would appreciate the superb beauty of this stunning variety.
Poppy seeds need to be coldly stratified to germinate.
Laurens Grape Single, 4" blossoms in a mix of plum, purple, amethyst, violet, and magenta!
Noteworthy to say the least! Lauren's Grape Poppy is a hardy annual, producing up to 5 blooms per plant.
Once established, can tolerate sun, shade, cultivated or neglected conditions.
Hardy annual - Grows 24-30 Inches
Up to 4 Inches blossoms - Up to 5 Blooms per Plant
Name: Poppy Seeds - Laurens Grape
Botanical Name: Papaver somniferum
Life Cycle: Annual
Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Planting Season: Spring
Plant Type: Tall green stems with petals in shades of plum, purple, amethyst, violet, and magenta, and a pale yellow heart
Features: Open Pollinated, Attracts Pollinators, Drought Tolerant, Container Garden, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Plant height: 24-30 inches
Plant Spacing: 6-8 inches
Planting Depth: 1/16 inch
Sowing Method: Start Indoors, Direct Sow
Cold Stratification: Yes; direct sowing is recommended in late fall or early spring for zones 2-8