Papaver somniferum

Planete Rouge du Jura Poppy

Days to Maturity: 75 days

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Tall, gorgeous poppy in shades of lavender, magenta and mauve.

Large, luxuriant 4-6" blooms are mostly lavender-pink with a few bright magenta heads mixed in. Each flower center is ringed by four deep eggplant markings. Blooms contrast attractively with the waxy gray-green, scalloped foliage. A rare Swiss variety originally developed for seed and poppy seed oil production. Approx. 28,000 seeds/oz.

  • Prefers poor soil
  • 3-4' tall
  • Re-seeding annual
  • Open-Pollinated

Cultural Info

Direct sow or transplant spring to fall. Scatter seeds and cover lightly, then thin to 6" apart. Prefers poor, well-drained soil and full sun.

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