Poppy Danish Flag (Papaver Somniferum Danish Flag) - Start Poppy seeds for this showy annual with intensely rich red petals. The petals are frilly and feathered adding greater appeal, and its center has a pure white cross. Poppy Danish Flag is a stunning variety, and it is especially gorgeous when planted in mass groupings. After the Poppy Danish Flag flowers are spent and the petals fall, an attractive seed pod remains. The seed pods can be preserved and used in dried arrangements or leave the seed pods in the garden for winter appeal. Danish Flag Poppy plants are easy to grow, and they thrive in most garden settings. The plants are known for self-sowing for additional seasons of beauty. If seeding is not desired, Poppy flower care would include deadheading spent flowers.
- Season: Annual
- USDA Zones: 3 - 9
- Height: 24 - 36 inches
- Bloom Season: Mid summer to early fall
- Bloom Color: Red w/ some white
- Environment: Full sun to partial shade