Try poppy seeds sprinkled on bread, cakes and biscuits
A vibrant Arctic Poppy with bright yellow blooms that really stand out. Poppy 'Mongolia' is a tall cultivar with sturdy upright stems that make superb cut flowers. Plant them in dense groups towards the middle of cottage garden borders for a beautiful summer display. These seeds are handy in the kitchen too, as they're delicious when sprinkled on bread, cakes and biscuits.
- Bright yellow blooms that capture attention
- Perfect for a cottage garden
- Magnets for pollinating insects
Arctic Poppy loves to self seed and is also an excellent choice for wildlife areas where the blooms will provide a good supply of nectar for pollinating insects. Flowers May-August. Height 60-70cm (24-28"); spread 20-30cm (8-12").
Hardiness:0 to -5 degrees
Beds & Borders:True
Prefers Full Sun:True
Sow thinly into finely raked, warm, moist soil at a depth of 6mm (½") in rows about 30cm (12") apart, raking to spread the seed. (Germination 14-21 days). Thin seedlings to 25cm (10") between plants. Can also be sown in August/September for flowering the following year.
Ideal for beds and borders, patio pots and containers. Suitable for cutting. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Prefers full sun. Biennial, so produces its flowers in the second year.
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