Poppies

I have poppy seeds that I have received from a cottager. When should I plant them in the ground, how deep , how many seeds per hole? We are in Wasaga Beach, very cold nights still but summers can be…

Transplanting Mums and Growing Poppies

I just bought a pot of blooming mum’s.  Can I replant them in the ground once the flowers are gone or should I treat them as annuals? Can I put them in the ground now? Also, when is the best…

Poppies

I have poppy seeds that were given to me and always bloomed purple on inside and a beautiful pink. there was always one stem with a flower on the end. Last year it was growing nicely and then it turned…

Poppies

My friend has the most beautiful red poppy plant and I want to have it. We tried the seed head one year but it did not take. She won’t dig into it so how do I clone it. Is there…

Poppies

After the flowers die in late spring and the poppy heads dry up with the seeds in them, do next year’s flowers come from these seeds falling to the ground? Or do next year’s flowers come from the small plants…

Colour reversion in poppies

I have poppies in my garden (west-facing, lots of sun in afternoon) in Toronto which were bright red about 5 years ago. Every year, the colour gets lighter and now they are pale pink. Is this normal, can anything be…