Frilly, wild, and huge deep-burgundy pompoms on 4′ tall plants. Black Swan poppy provides an eye-catching and uncommon color for the garden color palette. Attractive to people, but not to deer.
Days to Maturity: 80-90
Latin name: Papaver somniferum
Life cycle: Annual
Direct seed after last frost or start indoors 2-3 weeks
beforehand. Planting Depth: 1/4.”
Thin to 6″ when first true leaves appear.
Row Spacing: 12-14″
For more tips on when to plant flower seed, check out our NW Flower Planting Calendar!
All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!