(Papaver somniferum) The delicate flowers of this breadseed poppy have white or light-pink petals with purple patches at their base. Originating from Chrenovec, Slovakia, this variety bears large capsules containing white seeds that make an excellent paste/meal when ground like a nut butter. Plants grow up to 4′ tall and don’t self-seed. 90 days to flowering. All plant parts except the seeds are toxic. Organic.
Instructions – Direct seeding is preferable, as poppies do not like to have their roots disturbed. Sow seeds outdoors in the early spring when the soil is still cool and light frost is possible. Can also be sown in the fall just before the ground freezes. Plants will tolerate poor soil.