Poppy – Pandora Shirley (Papavare rhoeas) Rose Red and Burgundy Pandora Shirley Poppies Flower
Height: 124 to 30 in
Pandora Shirley poppies are semi-double and double blooms that reach 3 in across. Colors include a range of dusky rose, red velvet, and rich burgundy red, and the poppy petals are artfully streaked in silver gray. Pandora Shirley poppy plants are bushy, long-blooming and are easy to grow.
Abundant number of beautiful 3 in wide blooms in soft silvery greys, misty whites, slate blues and lavender greys - ruffled single and double flowers that look like delicate tissue paper. Absolutely stunning! Poppies need a period of cold prior to germination.
- Full sun
- Rich moist well drained soil
- Poppies dislike being moved; there are 2 schools of thought…direct sowing outdoors is recommended.
- Start perennial poppies outdoors on the soil surface in early spring when some chance of frost is still a possibility; start annual varieties outdoors at the same time in Zones 3-7. If you live in Zones 8-10, your best bet is to direct sow in the fall.
- Cover seed 1⁄8 in.
- Starting seeds indoors: start 4 to 6 weeks before the last frost in well draining soil; start in pots that you can easily remove the seedling without disturbing the roots.
- Cover seed lightly and provide darkness.
- Days to maturity: 55-65 days
- Attracts most beneficial pollinators
- Individual flowers may change colour over time.
- Seed Count: 50