Poppy Flanders Red Commemorative Pack - Legacy
Availability: In stock
Botanical Name: Papaver rhoeas
To mark the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, Mr Fothergill’s has partnered with Legacy Australia to develop a commemorative Flanders Poppy seed packet. This initiative invites all Australians to participate in the occasion by planting Flanders Poppies in their home garden. For each packet sold, Mr Fothergill’s will donate 50 cents to Legacy Australia to help support their mission to care for the families of those who served our country.
Deep red, single flowers. Widely recognised as a symbol of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand, they make a stunning display when mass planted. An annual, flowering the same year. Prefers a well drained soil and sunny position.
Plant Height: 60cm
50c from evey pack sold is donated to Legacy Australia.
How To Grow
Sprinkle seeds over soil, cover lightly, firm down gently and keep damp. Or sow in seed boxes, transplanting when large enough to handle. Thin as necessary, spacing 20cm (8in) apart. Feed regularly and remove spent flower heads to encourage flowering. Protect from snails. Pinch out the early buds to encourage good, strong clumps.
When To Plant
Late Summer and Autumn
Our Seed Guarantee
If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.