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Double Mixed Shirley poppy seeds are a classic summertime grow for both indoor and outdoor brilliance. Double Mixed seeds promise delicate and papery 2” bicolored carmine poppy blooms stemming from 20 – 30” tall frost tolerant greens. Double Mixed Shirley poppies can be broadcasted directly in the garden just like wildflowers or grown in planters to show off indoors or up on the patio. 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For earliest spring blooms, begin Double Mixed Shirley poppy seeds indoors 6 – 8 weeks prior and transplant to either indoors or out.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 84 – 91 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 3 – 10\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e Lightly cover 2 – 3 seeds or broadcast directly\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 6 – 8”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e 20 – 30” tall bushy upright with a 12” spread stemming with 2” double-blooming papery florets\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDiseases\/Pests\/Troubleshooting:\u003c\/strong\u003e Although Double Mixed Shirley poppy seeds thrive in many full-sun gardens, they will not perform well in drought. Poppies are susceptible to root rot, powdery mildew, and botrytis fungus in wet and poorly drained soils. Shirley poppy has no serious pests or diseases.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Delicate bi-colored shades of carmine and white\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eShirley Double Mixed Shirley poppy seeds are frost tolerant and can be sown directly outdoors in either late fall or early spring. Shirley poppy seeds have a wildflower growth habit and can be broadcasted similarly. Blend 1 part poppy seed to 5 parts sand to increase visibility during sowing and lightly rake and tamp. For earliest spring blooms, begin Shirley poppy seeds indoors 6 – 8 weeks prior and transplant to either indoors or out. Whether sowing indoors or out, lightly cover 2 – 3 Double Mixed Shirley poppy seeds in organically rich, medium moisture, and well-drained soil in full sun, or broadcast the seed-sand mix directly. Although Double Mixed Shirley poppy seeds thrive in many full-sun gardens, they will not perform well in drought. Poppies are susceptible to root rot, powdery mildew, and botrytis fungus in wet and poorly drained soils. Shirley poppies have no serious pests or diseases. Double Mixed Shirley poppy seeds mature in 84 – 91 days as 20 – 30” tall bushy uprights with a 12” spread stemming with 2” delicate paper-like bicolored florets of carmine and white.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Shirley poppy was first crossed and hybridized in 1880 by British clergyman and horticulturalist William Wilks in his parish in Shirley, England. At first, Wilks only had a monotone white Shirley poppy but, after years of further selective crossing, he was able to promote and develop the reds and pinks available in today's Shirley poppy varieties.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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Shirley Poppy Seeds - Double Mixed

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84 – 91 days. Double Mixed Shirley poppy seeds are a classic summertime grow for both indoor and outdoor brilliance. Double Mixed seeds promise delicate and papery 2” bicolored carmine poppy blooms stemming from 20 – 30” tall frost tolerant greens. Double Mixed Shirley poppies can be broadcasted directly in the garden just like wildflowers or grown in planters to show off indoors or up on the patio. Double Mixed Shirley poppies are easy to grow from seed and a perfect, low-maintenance grow for kids or busy or novice gardeners.

Growing Double Mixed Shirley Poppy Garden Seeds


  • Taxonomy: Papaver rhoeas
  • Seed Type: Annual
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Double Mixed Shirley poppy seeds are frost tolerant and can be sown directly outdoors in either late fall or early spring. Shirley poppy seeds have a wildflower growth habit and can be broadcasted similarly. Blend 1 part poppy seed to 5 parts sand to increase visibility during sowing and lightly rake and tamp. For earliest spring blooms, begin Double Mixed Shirley poppy seeds indoors 6 – 8 weeks prior and transplant to either indoors or out.
  • Days to Maturity: 84 – 91 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 – 10
  • Planting Depth: Lightly cover 2 – 3 seeds or broadcast directly
  • Plant Spacing: 6 – 8”
  • Growth Habit: 20 – 30” tall bushy upright with a 12” spread stemming with 2” double-blooming papery florets
  • Soil Preference: Organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Although Double Mixed Shirley poppy seeds thrive in many full-sun gardens, they will not perform well in drought. Poppies are susceptible to root rot, powdery mildew, and botrytis fungus in wet and poorly drained soils. Shirley poppy has no serious pests or diseases.
  • Color: Delicate bi-colored shades of carmine and white

Shirley Double Mixed Shirley poppy seeds are frost tolerant and can be sown directly outdoors in either late fall or early spring. Shirley poppy seeds have a wildflower growth habit and can be broadcasted similarly. Blend 1 part poppy seed to 5 parts sand to increase visibility during sowing and lightly rake and tamp. For earliest spring blooms, begin Shirley poppy seeds indoors 6 – 8 weeks prior and transplant to either indoors or out. Whether sowing indoors or out, lightly cover 2 – 3 Double Mixed Shirley poppy seeds in organically rich, medium moisture, and well-drained soil in full sun, or broadcast the seed-sand mix directly. Although Double Mixed Shirley poppy seeds thrive in many full-sun gardens, they will not perform well in drought. Poppies are susceptible to root rot, powdery mildew, and botrytis fungus in wet and poorly drained soils. Shirley poppies have no serious pests or diseases. Double Mixed Shirley poppy seeds mature in 84 – 91 days as 20 – 30” tall bushy uprights with a 12” spread stemming with 2” delicate paper-like bicolored florets of carmine and white.

The Shirley poppy was first crossed and hybridized in 1880 by British clergyman and horticulturalist William Wilks in his parish in Shirley, England. At first, Wilks only had a monotone white Shirley poppy but, after years of further selective crossing, he was able to promote and develop the reds and pinks available in today's Shirley poppy varieties.

 

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