The beautiful Chima Poppy is best represented by the Star Tarot card, which signifies hope, unlimited prospects and magic. Anything is possible with this stunning, double-bloom species of poppy.
Papaver Somniferum Annual
Intense pink to red blooms with lots of petals. Originating in Romania, this ornamental flower bears beautiful double blooms. The seeds can be used in cooking, making it a beautiful dual-purpose flower.
Envelopes contain 15 seeds
- SUN NEEDS: full sun- minimum of 6 hours
- PLANTING DEPTH: surface of the soil
- GERMINATION: 10-15 days
- MATURITY: 50 days
- PLANT HEIGHT: 30-36 inches
- SOIL TYPE: rich, moist, and well drained
- HARDINESS ZONES: 3-8
- SUPPORT NEEDED: none
Sow seeds outdoors in the early spring when the soil is still cool and light frost is possible. Direct seeding is preferable, as poppies do not like to have their roots disturbed. Can also be sown in the fall just before the ground freezes. Plants will tolerate poor soil.