Poppy Flanders Red Commemorative Pack

500 seeds

Availability: In stock

$2.95

Details

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

We hope you enjoy these Flower seeds, just another great example of  seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!

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

Flowering

20 weeks from sowing

Sow

Summer, 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.

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