Papaver somniferum Poppy Seeds - Hungarian
Breadseed Poppies. Papaver somniferum Poppy Seeds. Annual Garden Flowers. Showy beautiful 3-4" bluish-purple flowers which are followed by pods filled with culinary poppy seeds. One of the best papaver somniferum breadseed poppies.
DetailsPapaver Somniferum – Hungarian Blue Poppy Seeds A lovely member of the Papaver Somniferum family, Hungarian Blue offers a beautiful violet colored flower with intense dark hues at the petal bases. With a pale green pollen center, its stunning blooms are contrasted even more, and it makes an ideal addition to any tropical border of red, oranges, yellows, and purples. Meanwhile, planted with a more sophisticated palette of pale whites and yellows, it can offer a fantastic highlight color which will show its flowers off to their best ability. Also known as a Breadseed and Florist poppy, Hungarian Blue offers another fantastic benefit to its blooms in that, as petals fade, plants will develop a sculptural pod bursting with seeds. This is fantastic to use in flower arranging, or can be left on plants through the winter months to add some magical intrigue as frosts, snow, and dew cling to the pods. Easy to grow, Hungarian Blue is an annual variety which will thrive in most soil types. Setting seed easily it will happily seed itself around a garden, or seeds can be collected and sown in the fall or early spring for new plants. And with this packet of poppy seeds, Hungarian Blue can bring an exotic violet explosion to all gardens.