While some poppy varieties, specifically those in the Meconopsis family, can be hard to grow, most poppies are incredibly easy. California and Papaver somniferum plants in particular will thrive in some of the poorest of soil types. They also provide lots of blooms and garden interest throughout the year, transforming any dull garden into a vibrant oasis. Seeds germinate readily, whether started in pots or simply scattered straight into a garden, and little care is needed other than watering to ensure that plants grow up large and strong. And with a huge range of Papaver somniferum varieties on offer you can always find a color perfect for your taste.
If you want to start gardening with a plant which is easy to grow and will reward you with beautiful blooms then poppies are ideal. And with these wonderful poppies easily creating a thriving mass of cheering blooms for you to enjoy through the months, you will see your passion for gardening growing alongside your plants.
If you want to discover more about poppy seeds and purchase the perfect variety for your garden head over to One Stop Poppy Shoppe.