Papaver orientale Royal Wedding Seeds (Papaver orientale), Oriental Poppy Royal Wedding are a stunning oriental poppy flower. This colourful variety produces large white poppy flowers with central black stamens.
February to April or August and October
Under cover sow seeds onto the surface of a good free-draining seed compost. Do not cover Papaver orientale royal wedding seeds as the light will help to germinate the royal wedding poppy seeds. Place at a temperature of 15°C until after germination which usually takes 10-21 days.
Transplant papaver royal wedding seedlings when large enough to handle into pots and grow on until larger. Gradually acclimatise orientale poppy plants to cooler conditions for a few weeks before planting out 30cm apart.
Later sowings of the Papaver orientale royal wedding poppy should be overwintered in a cold frame for planting out the following spring.
May to July the following year.