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SKU
b173
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Bag (0.5 g)
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COMMON POPPY

b173 (Papaver rhoeas)

Papaver rhoeas, annual, if sown in autumn biennial and flowering the next summer, with large bright red poppy flowers. Will reach approx. 50-60 cm in height. Cut flowers best at budding stage.

Positive for pollinators: yes
Comment: somewhat resistant to slug damage, good for pollinators
Lifespan: annual

Sowing calendar

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Explanations

Bee-friendly: This plant has a good nectar or pollen supply, which is especially good for honey and wild bees, as well as other pollinating insects. There are 500 different kinds of wild bees alone. Some crops are best approached by specialists, others by generalists.