Poppy 'Danish Flag' (Papaver somniferum 'Danish Flag')

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Poppy 'Danish Flag' (Papaver somniferum 'Danish Flag')

Papaver somniferum 'Danish Flag,' scientifically known as Papaver somniferum 'Danish Flag,' is a captivating annual that will add a touch of beauty to your garden. Also With its striking and unique flowers, featuring white petals with a bold red cross at the base. Also its finely divided, gray-green foliage, this plant exudes a sense of grace and charm.

Growing up to 2 to 4 feet tall, it forms lovely blooms, creating a stunning visual display.

Papaver somniferum 'Danish Flag' is a haven for pollinators, attracting bees and butterflies with its nectar-rich flowers. Additionally, it is famous for its opium poppy seeds, which are commonly used in culinary applications and baking.

Ideal for borders, wildflower gardens, and sunny areas, this hardy species thrives in well-drained soil and full sun.

Embrace the allure of Papaver somniferum 'Danish Flag' and create a haven in your garden while celebrating the striking beauty of its flowers and the natural charm it brings to your outdoor space, especially with the distinctive red cross pattern on its petals.

Fun Facts:

  • Botanical Name: Papaver somniferum 'Danish Flag'
  • Height: 24-36 in
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Color:  Red/White
  • Bloom Season: summer/fall
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Hardiness Zones: 3-9
  • Non-Native Colorado Plant

More importantly here is what you get!

At Finding Nectar, you can purchase Poppy 'Danish Flag' (Papaver somniferum 'Danish Flag') in a 4 inch pot, grown from seed, without the use of systemic pesticides, and are nurtured in living soil. We prioritize the root health of our flowers rather than forcing them to bloom, giving them the best chance to flourish in your yard within the first year.

Here is why it's important

At Finding Nectar in Arvada, Colorado, we highly value pollinators' vital role in ecosystems and food supply. Therefore, we thoughtfully select plants, like the Poppy 'Danish Flag' (Papaver somniferum 'Danish Flag'), to support them.

These nectar-rich and pollen-filled plants nourish bees, butterflies, and more. Also using our pollinator-friendly species, you actively preserve essential beings and create a thriving garden. Moreover, as a dedicated nursery serving the Front Range, you can shop worry-free about climate suitability.

Join us in creating a sustainable environment for both plants and pollinators! So, choose Finding Nectar for a greener future. Act now and make a difference with Finding Nectar!