Poppy – Black Swan



Black Swan Poppy sports huge, frilly pompoms on 4′ tall plants. Blooms provide an uncommon deep-burgundy addition to your garden color palette. Attractive to people, but not to deer thankfully!

Days to Maturity: 80-90
Latin namePapaver somniferum
Life cycle for seed saving: Annual

Planting Instructions:
Direct seed Black Swan Poppy 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!

Additional information


Packet (.5g, ~500 seeds) – $4.25, 3.5g – $8