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Fall Sowing California Poppy Seeds – Annual Garden Poppies

12/31/2010 Comments off
California Poppy 'Purple Gleam'

California Poppy 'Purple Gleam'

Many specimens of poppy variety including papaver somniferum breadseed poppies, California poppies, and taffeta poppies are annuals and are grown from poppy seeds. This means that unless you let your plants seed themselves around the garden, you will need to save your seeds or new specimens will have to be planted each year to continue enjoying vibrant flowers. And while sowing is normally done in the spring for many varieties, planting the poppy seeds of California poppies in the fall can ensure bountiful and early blooms when the spring arrives. Read more…

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Choose Alpine Poppy Seeds For Instant Color

Using This Delicate Poppy Adds Instant Lift To Your Garden

Papaver Alpinum - Alpine poppy

Papaver Alpinum - Alpine poppy

 If you are looking to add an inspiring splash of color to an alpine garden, rockery, or graveled area, using perennial alpine poppy seeds is ideal. An absolutely stunning little plant is has the huge benefit of returning… year after year, ensuring that there is always some amazing color. Meanwhile, with flowers of white, pink, red, orange, and yellow, it can put on a truly extraordinary show. Read more…

More California Poppies, Please!

12/04/2010 Comments off

Hi everyone!
This really nice article about California Poppies popped up today, I thought you all would like it.

http://joansbolton.wordpress.com/2010/12/03/more-california-poppies-please/