Shirley Poppy Mother of Pearl

Shirley Poppy Mother of Pearl
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Shirley Poppy ‘Mother of Pearl’
Papaver rhoeas

This long flowering, easy to grow mix comes in hues spanning dusty plum, cocoa dusted white, cream with raspberry veining and some muddy eggplant. Long stems, refined flowers and adorable seed pods make this a perfect flower for wedding and wire work. One of the most ephemeral and delicate flowers that we grow, Shirley poppies steal the heart of everyone who visits our garden. Pollinators love them!

Details:
Plant type: annual
Height: 24-30”
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 55-65 days
Plant spacing: 9-12”
Pinch: not necessary
Approx seeds per packet: 100

How to Grow:
Shirley poppies resent transplanting. Direct sow into the garden after all danger of frost has passed. Can be started indoors, just take care when planting out not to disturb the roots too much.

Harvesting/Vase Life:
The flowers are short lived, lasting 3-4 days if stem ends are seared 7-10 seconds. Perfect for personal use or event work. Harvest when flowers are just opening.