Poppy: Hungarian Blue

Poppy: Hungarian Blue - Seeds & Bulbs

Poppy - Bread Seed
Hungarian Blue
(Papaver somniferum)

Beautiful heirloom with fluttery lavender bluish flowers. Bluish-grey seeds, delicious and decorative for baking. These crepe-like blooms will add a magical touch to your summer garden. Easy to grow and carefree self-seeding annual. Seeds are a baker's delight in breads, cakes, muffins and bagels. Large seed pods can be dried and used as "poppy seed shakers". They also add a unique touch to crafts and dried floral arrangements.

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Height: 2' to 3'
Exposure: Full Sun

When to Sow Outside: Sow in very early spring,as soon as the soil can be worked. Press lightly onto soil - seeds need light to germinate. Special instructions printed inside packet.
When to Sow Inside: Does not transplant well.
Seed Depth: 1/8"
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 10 - 15
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 6" apart

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