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Silk poppy (annual) Common poppy, Silk poppy, Poppy

With its delicate colours, reminiscent of fine silk, this silk poppy captured our hearts. With the first rays of sun, the flowers open and draw the bees in to frolic on the blooms. It blooms from June to August and reaches a height of 60–80 cm. It should be cut at the bud stage for flower bouquets.

Sow in spring to a place in the garden you wish to beautify right into the field. Do not add compost. It thrives in any sunny location. It is bee friendly and attracts pollinators. Height reaches 60–80 cm depending on location.

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Pastel-coloured, mixed (annual) Common poppy, Silk poppy, Poppy

Flower colours range from pale red to purple and fuschia. From the graceful bloom to the large seed capsule, all go great in flower arrangements. Height reaches 80 cm.

Sow from March to April by broadcasting directly into the field.

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White-lilac poppy (annual) PoppyCommon poppy, Silk poppy, Poppy

The large, white flowers turn to a lilac hue in centre. The colour scheme seems to attract countless bees. The large capsules are very decorative. The seeds are grey in colour and are suitable for pastries that ask for poppy seeds. Blooming occurs from June to July. Height is approximately 120 cm.

Sow from March to April by broadcasting directly into the field.

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Pale pink poppy (annual) PoppyCommon poppy, Silk poppy, Poppy

The large pink petals that turn towards a lilac hue in the centre, with their abundant pollen, enjoy countless bees. The very large, shapely capsules are decorative in flower arrangements. The seeds are whitish in colour and are suitable for pastries. Blooming occurs from June to July. Height reaches 120 cm.

Sow from March to April by broadcasting directly into the field.

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Fuschia-red poppy (annual) PoppyCommon poppy, Silk poppy, Poppy

Fuschia-coloured poppy gives graceful flowers that mature into a very decorative capsule. It blooms from June to July. The seed is grey in colour. Height reaches 120 cm and makes a great bee attractant.

Sow from March to April by broadcasting directly into the field.

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Lady bug poppy (annual) PoppyCommon poppy, Silk poppy, Poppy

This dark red poppy has shiny black spots on each petal. It fits in perfectly with the blue of Nigella and cornflower, but also the white of candytuft. It makes an excellent bee pasture. Height reaches 50 cm.

Broadcast into the field from mid-March to late May. Only slightly cover seeds with soil. Since seeds are very fine, you can mix them with sand to give even distribution while broadcast seeding. Germination time takes one to two weeks. This poppy loves a sunny site and nutrient-rich soil.

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Ruby-red poppy (annual) PoppyCommon poppy, Silk poppy, Poppy

Intensive ruby-red petals that turn deep purple towards the centre create a lovely contrast to the yellow ovary. The rather small capsule opens at seed maturity, the seeds are small and black. Flowering occurs from June to July. Height reaches approximately 80 cm.

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Pastel-coloured, mixed (annual) PoppyCommon poppy, Silk poppy, Poppy

Flower colours range from pale red to purple and fuschia. From the graceful bloom to the large seed capsule, all go great in flower arrangements. Height reaches 80 cm.

Sow from March to April by broadcasting directly into the field.

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Swiss flag (annual) Opium poppy, Common poppy, Silk poppy, Poppy

This flower is very original with a Swiss cross decoration. It is also slightly fringed and sometimes with violet variations. From the graceful bloom to the large seed capsule, all parts are great for flower arrangements. The brownish seed falls easily from the capsule and is a great addition for baked goods with poppy seeds as an ingredient. Blooming occurs from the middle of June to August. It makes a great bee flower. Height reaches 80 cm.

Sow from March to April by broadcasting directly into the field. Attention: Slug damage can occur in the juvenile stage.

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White cloud (annual) Opium poppy, Common poppy, Silk poppy, Poppy

The silky-soft, snow-white petals sway in the breeze like clouds hovering overhead. This poppy comes from Antalya in Turkey; a poppy capsule was given to us by a kind farmer. From this capsule, we build our seedstock. It makes excellent bee pasture. Height ranges from 100–120 cm.

Sow from March to April by broadcasting directly into the field. Do not sow too close. It loves sunny locations.

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Black paeony (annual) Opium poppy, Common poppy, Silk poppy, Poppy

This dark red, almost black (depending on the lighting) poppy flower is a fascinating. The ring of stamens are filled with golden pollen. The bees abound showing how attractive these flowers are. When cut at the bud stage, it keeps in the vase for a few days. Flowering occurs between June and July. Height reaches 100 cm.

Sow from March to April by broadcasting directly into the field. Attention: Slug damage can occur.

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