Frost hardy and easy to grow from seed, find out all you need to know about poppies.


The Poppy (Papaver sp.) symbolizes spring and is always welcome to brighten up the garden after winter. Poppies are loved by bees and get their name because the flower buds literally ‘pop’ open in the morning sun. They are delicate and quaint, yet they are easy to grow and will self-sow each year, providing surprises in the garden in early spring.

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