Can I Plant Red (Flanders) Poppy Seeds Now??

tsmith2579(7B)February 14, 2006

Is it still too early to plant red Flanders poppy seeds? I want blooms this spring? Should I wait until March 1?

Thanks

Terry

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tinawina13(z8 Alabama)

Hi there! I was told that you plant poppy seeds in the fall or winter--sow them in sand, as the seeds are so tiny--they need the cold to germinate. I've got mine out, so we will see!
Good Luck, and as always,
Happy gardening,
Tina

    Bookmark   February 15, 2006 at 5:28AM
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terramadre

Go ahead and surface sow them.

Here is a link that might be useful: Corn poppies

    Bookmark   February 15, 2006 at 6:59AM
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