Shirley poppy


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Shir·ley poppy

 (shûr′lē)
n.
A variety of the corn poppy having red, pink, or white flowers.

[After Shirley, district of Croydon in southeast England.]
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Someone told me larkspur, sweet peas and Shirley poppy seeds can be started outdoors in February.
* SHIRLEY POPPY. Because of the rankness of the corn poppy, a more ornamental cultivar was developed.
Expert tip: as well as wild species, breeders have produced garden strains, such as ladybird, which has red petals that shine as brightly as any ruby, and shirley poppy, which has a white, rather than black, base to the petals.
I am a big fan of the simplered corn poppy, which seems to return in more abundance than the Shirley poppy,.
The youngsters spent a day in June scattering thousands of wildflower seeds, including cosmos and Shirley poppy, bishop's flower and cornflower, with the help of Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council's grounds maintenance staff and community development team.
As you well know, every plant is surrounded by history which often makes interesting reading, and that is just one reason why I like to know all about the plants I grow in my own garden and the Shirley poppy is no exception.
Clear out annuals which are virtually over and sow hardy annuals like marigolds (Calendula), Clarkia, cornflower, California poppy (Escholtzia), larkspur, poached-egg flower (Limnanthes douglasii), Shirley poppy and Virginia stock for spring flowering.
The seeds, including cosmos and Shirley poppy, bishop's flower and cornflower, were sown with help from Redcar and Cleveland Council's grounds maintenance staff and community development team.
Shirley poppy (Papaver rhoeas); 1-24, Al-A3 (best in cool-summer areas).
* Annuals: Cosmos, godetia, lobelia, pansy, petunia, rose campion (Lychnis coronaria), salpiglossis, Shirley poppy.
Shirley poppy is best sown in place; you can start with transplants (available starting in late fall).