Papaver Somniferum Mix is a mix of multiple poppy varieties. The papaver somniferum is an Annual plant, growing to 50-80 cm tall, with matte blue-green leaves and large single or double flowers, predominantly dark purple to black, with a few white flowers. This plant is versatile as it it used for its seeds in bakery or bread making and is a fabulous ornamental in the garden. It is also used by herbalists. Please note this plant is poisonous if improperly used and may be poisonous to pets. Please always consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or a qualified herbalist before using this plant, parts of the plant or its essential oil medicinally. Please note the seeds are much smaller than the other poppy seeds.
Scientific Name: Papaver somniferum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: Well draining and rich
Sowing and cultivation: Sow from April to June. Flowering season is from September to October