Glorious late winter/early spring blooms of crinkled silk in shades of gold, lemon, apricot and salmon. Ideal for mass garden displays and perfect for picking.

Features

  • Annual
  • Plant in drifts
  • Flowers for cutting

Product details

How

Sow into trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix, barely cover seed with mix, firm down and moisten. Keep trays in shade and move into more sunlight after germination. Transplant when large enough to handle.

Care

Choose a well drained position in full sun but sheltered from the wind. Add compost and Yates Blood & Bone before planting and fertilise regularly with Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Pinch out early buds until the plants have formed good clumps. Remove spent flowers to promote further blooming. Water at base of plant to avoid disease.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 20-30cm
Sow depth 3mm
Plant height 45-60cm
Germination 10-14 days
Germination (days) 12
Flowering 24 weeks
Flowering (days) 168
Botanical name Papaver nudicaule
Plant variety Artist's Glory
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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