Papaver popovii ex. Tajikistan
50 seeds per packet.
Originating in Tajikistan, this poppy produces delicate, bright tangerine orange flowers on tall, thin stems over pinnate, hirsute foliage in summer. Height 30 cm. Sun in moisture retentive, well-drained soil.
Sow from March to June. Surface sow small seeds thinly, press in gently and keep top of pot moist. Keep pot warm at 15 to 20°C until germination, then move to somewhere cooler.
Carefully prick out seedlings when they have developed true leaves and are large enough to transplant to individual pots to grow on.