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Shirley Poppy ‘Pandora’
Papaver rhoeas


A stunning annual poppy. Pandora has impresive shades of red to dark burgunday with a slight hint of with silver-grey stripes on the lower petals. A fantastic colour choice for a border plant or as a cut flower that has strong stems reaching a height of 36-42". Tall long lived poppy which sets impressive flowers with crepe papery, tissue-like petals.

This hardy annual offers late spring and summer interest, with attractive black seedpods extending the season of interest. The showy saucer-shaped blooms change colors gradually and attract birds and bees to the garden and make lovely cut flowers


Plant life cycle: annual

Site: Full sun
Height: 36-42”
Days to maturity: 55-65 days
Plant spacing: 9”
Approx seeds per packet: 50



How to Grow: 

Surface-sow seed in sunny garden bed in winter, early spring, and late autumn for an extended bloom period. "Pandora" poppies will thrive in prepared, well-drained, fertilized soil


How to harvest:

Harvest when flowers are begin to  opening.


Vase Life:

Sear stem ends for 7-10 seconds in boiling water for longer vase live, up to 5 days

Shirley Poppy ‘Pandora’ (Papaver rhoeas) Tall Florist type

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