Bread seed poppy has crepe-like petals that add a magical touch to the late spring garden. The seeds are a baker's delight in breads, cakes, muffins, and bagels. You can also use the large seedpods for dried floral arrangements and crafts. Bees love this easy-to-grow, self-sowing annual.
Botanical Name: Papaver somniferum
Native: Africa, Eurasia
Plant Dimensions: 24"–36" tall, 8"–10" wide
Variety Information: 2" lavender flowers. Pods contain periwinkle blue seeds at maturity.
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Spring
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant