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Danish Flag Poppy Seeds For Planting (Papaver somniferum)Danish Flag Poppy Seeds For Planting (Papaver somniferum)Danish Flag Poppy Seeds For Planting (Papaver somniferum)Danish Flag Poppy Seeds For Planting (Papaver somniferum)

Danish Flag Poppy Seeds For Planting (Papaver somniferum)

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Grow a garden filled with beautiful Danish Flag Poppy flowers, from freshly harvested Palaver somniferum seeds. Danish Flag Poppy will produce bright colored, paper like blooms, with white spots toward the center of each flower. They appear fringed on the outer edges of their petals, giving them a distinct look. Danish Flag Poppy plants will reach a mature height of roughly 24 to 36 inches tall and spread about 10 to 12 inches wide.

Like most Poppies, the Danish Flag Poppy will look best when sown by the masses. They can be scattered directly out in the garden, along borders, walkways, in flower beds, or in a naturalized setting or field. Once they are established they don't require much maintenance. Categorized as an annual flowering plant, the Danish Flag Poppy will grow quickly from flower seeds, bloom profusely for a few short weeks and will later die with the first killing frost. When the blooms are spent and wilt away, attractive poppy pods are left behind. The seeds can fall to the bare ground beneath to establish new plants the following growing season.

Danish Flag Poppy is known to attract an array of beneficial insects to the garden, such as butterflies, bumblebees, ladybugs & even hummingbirds as well. They can be combined with other varieties of Poppy flowers, such as Drama Queen Poppy, or Pale Rose, Salmon, Cream, and Black Peony.

Quick Facts

  • Type: Flower
  • Color: Red & White
  • Height: 24" to 36" Tall
  • Width: 10" to 12" Spread
  • Season: Annual
  • Zones: 3 to 9
  • Environment: Full Sun / Partial Shade

Sowing The Seed

Papaver somniferum seeds grow best with a period of stratification, 4 weeks prior to sowing. Danish Flag Poppy seeds are also best sown directly outdoors, when the weather is warm and all danger of frost has passed. The root system of these popular flowers is pretty weak until they are matured, so transplanting is out of the question. Remove all unwanted plant life from your sowing area, turning the dirt, or replacing it with fresh soil. Sprinkle the seeds to the surface of the soil, on a calm day, making sure that no high winds can blow the tiny seeds away. Do not cover your Danish Flag Poppy seeds as they require light to germinate properly. Pat down the soil to keep the seeds in place.

Growing Conditions

Danish Flag Poppy will enjoy an area of full sunlight in cool regions and partial shade in warmer regions. They thrive in temperatures of around 70F and don't like the heat of summer. The soil should be well drained and can be average to rich, although it prefers sandy soils most. Areas that consist of hard, compact soil will retain too much moisture, so mixing a light compost is recommended for improved drainage. Water daily, with a mist setting, allowing the seeds to receive an adequate amount of moisture, without drowning the seeds or causing them to wash away.

Germination & Growth

Your Danish Flag Poppy seeds will begin to germinate within roughly 7 to 21 days after sowing. The plants will reach a mature height of 24 to 36 inches tall, and can be spaced about 6 inches apart. Danish Flag Poppy plants are best established by the masses. Sowing a large sum of seeds within a small area will result in a beautiful sea of red & white blooms. Allow the seed pods to dry out during the late summer / early fall to establish new plants the following season, from seeds that will fall to the bare ground beneath.

Front Side

Seed packets by Seed Needs are beautifully illustrated and provide a colorful depiction of the variety inside. We provide the common name, as well as the scientific name, seed quantity and a few specs about the variety to be grown.


Back Side

Each packet contains full growing instructions on the reverse side. Specifications on sowing the seed, growing conditions such as sunlight and moisture preferences and germination and growth information can be found as well. We also provide a QR to scan for easy reordering.

  • Always Non-GMO / Untreated.
  • Stored in a temperature controlled facility that's free of moisture.
  • Always packaged for the current and the following growing seasons.
  • True to the varieties advertised.
  • 99% pure seed with no added fillers.

  • Always Non-GMO / Untreated.
  • Stored in a temperature controlled facility that's free of moisture.
  • Always packaged for the current and the following growing seasons.
  • True to the varieties advertised.
  • 99% pure seed with no added fillers.

Always fresh and intended for the current and following growing seasons. Seeds are packaged in water resistant / tear resistant packaging.

Heirlooms are varieties that have been purposely bred, selected and passed down from generation to generation. They are wholesome picks that will breed true to the parent seed every time.

Seed Needs never knowingly purchases treated seeds products. We also do not treat any of our seed products with substances such as neonicotinoid or thyram.

Seed Needs promises to never knowingly purchase or supply genetically modified seed products. We take the Safe Seed Pledge!



A SEED COMPANY ON A MISSION FOR CHANGE

Seed Needs has been providing gardeners with quality seed products since 2010 and has shipped millions of packets to happy customers all over the US. We offer flowers, herbs, vegetables, vines, wildflower blends, seed packet collections and seed packet favors.


With the success of our brand, we have kept our promise to continually donate to different organizations and personally sponsor children all over the globe each and every month. We grew our sponsorships from just 1 child to over 100 children worldwide in only a few years. We would like to sincerely thank all who support us because it wouldn't be possible without you!


Check out our charitable contributions!

St. Jude Children's Hospital | ASPCA | Our Kids

A SEED COMPANY ON A
MISSION FOR CHANGE

Seed Needs has been providing gardeners with quality seed products since 2010 and has shipped millions of packets to happy customers all over the US. We offer flowers, herbs, vegetables, vines, wildflower blends, seed packet collections and seed packet favors.


With the success of our brand, we have kept our promise to continually donate to different organizations and personally sponsor children all over the globe each and every month. We grew our sponsorships from just 1 child to over 100 children worldwide in only a few years. We would like to sincerely thank all who support us because it wouldn't be possible without you!


Check out our charitable contributions!

St. Jude Children's Hospital | ASPCA | Our Kids

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