2 years to reach maturity
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Common Poppy Overview
Papaver rhoeas is an upright annual species from the Papaveraceae family. Well known by the names Field Poppy or Common Poppy. This annual plant has a wide distribution across most of Europe. This species is part of the Royal Horticultural Society “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!
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How to propagate Common Poppy
Sow annually and self seeding.
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Flowers to Sow Outside in October
Direct sow these during October where you want them to flower next year!
Annuals are mostly, self seeders and flower every year giving you lots of bang for your buck.