Papaver somniferum "Hens and Chickens" - slaapbol (15)

€ 0,45

Hoogte: 60 cm.

Bloeit: jun-jul

Type: HA

Winterhard in: zones 3-9 (-25C)


Het gaat om de grote zaaddozen, die omgeven worden door een krans van kleintjes. Leuk in (droog)boeketten.


Zaai-instructies: lichtkiemer. Kiem in 2-3 wk, 15-20

Plant-instructies: zon, niet nat

Waarschuwing: delen van plant zijn giftig.




Description: unusual strain of Poppy. The large, pale lilac flowers that are borne in summer are followed by a curious arrangement of seed pods in which the usual central pod has arising from its base several little seed pods giving the impression of a mother hen surrounded by her brood of little chickens. These pods are very decorative when dried and dyed.


Height: 60 cm.

Flowers: jun-jul

Type: HA

Hardy in: zones 3-9 (-25 Celsius)


Sowing instructions: Sow outdoors where they are to flower. Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing. Scatter the seed and rake in lightly


Planting instructions: They prefer a sunny open site but will grow in most sites and soils. For the longest flowering period and to prevent self seeding remove the seed pods as the petals fall


Warning: harmful if eaten.