Poppy Shirley Mother Of Pearl Flower | X 300 Seeds
Poppy Shirley Mother Of Pearl Flower | X 300 Seeds

Poppy Shirley Mother Of Pearl Flower | X 300 Seeds

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  • WA Permitted: Yes

Common Name: Poppy Shirley Mother Of Pearl

Scientific Name: Papaver rhoeas

Life Cycle: Annual

Remarks: Double and semi-double blooms.

Type Of Seed: Open pollinated, a non-hybrid type of seed that can reproduce itself to have similar traits the parent plant from one generation to the next. If you are saving the seeds, as long as pollen is not shared between two varieties of the same species, the seeds should remain true to type year after year.

Plant Height: 45-60cm

When To Sow: Late Summer + Autumn (can be sown Winter in warmer climates and Spring in cool climates).

Sowing Depth + Method: Sow on the surface of the soil, or cover seeds very lightly. Poppies are known for being difficult to transfer, take extra care if raising seedlings and transferring to the garden.

Spacing: 20cm

Position: Full Sun

Days until Germination: 14-28 days @ 12 degrees

Seed to Bloom: 9-12 weeks

Vase Life: 5-7 days

Harvest: Fresh: As the buds just begin to open and show a bit of colour but before they fully expand.

Approx. Number of Seeds: 300


When to Sow in your climate

The below is a guide on which months to sow based on your climate

Cool: January, February, March, and April
Temperate: January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November, and December
Sub-tropical: March, April, May, July, August, and September
Tropical: March, April, May, and June

Free Postage (NSW, VIC, SA, QLD, NT, ACT & TAS)

Orders $55+ Free Parcel Post (Excludes Tubers, Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, Root Stock and Larger Items)

Orders $99+ Free Express Post (Excludes Tubers, Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, Root Stock and Larger Items)

NSW, VIC, SA, QLD, NT, ACT & TAS Shipping Info
(See WA at the bottom of the page)

Australia Post Postage Costs

Letter Post Priority: $3.50 (No Tracking)

Parcel Post: $8.95 (Parcels that contain a large item accessories like trugs, herb dryers and large books are charged $15.95) 

Express Post: $11.95 (Parcels that contain a large item accessories like trugs, herb dryers and large books are charged $19.95) 

FREE Express Post for Orders over $50+ (Except large item accessories like trugs, herb dryers and large books are charged $19.95)

TUBERS are Express Post Only as they are perishable. Price calculated on checkout as they weigh up to 400g each postage will vary.

Postage Time Frames:

Parcel Post estimated 3-8 business days
Express estimated 2-4 business days 
Regular Letter Priority estimated 4-10 business days 
Dispatch is usually 1-3 days 

WA Shipping Information


Please Note:

  • Orders are sent weekly on a Wednesday morning, as they require a quarantine inspection on arrival.
  • Order cut off is midnight Tuesday night as long as payment is finalised. Sometimes paypal payments can take 24-48hrs to go through. This is rare. If this is the case the order will go into the following week's dispatch.
  • Please note not all seeds can be sent to WA. Seeds that cannot be sent are marked on the thumbnail or below the price on the product page. These seeds are NOT permitted to WA.
  • Unfortunately due the way our orders get to WA Quarantine we cannot send large items like accessories, books etc.
  • Unfortunately we don't offer Express Post to WA as the parcels are sent weekly and defeats the purpose of Express post. You can however choose parcel post.


Postage Costs

Letter Post: $5 (No Tracking) we do not offer free letter post to WA due to quarantine inspection fees.

Parcel Post: $8.95 (Parcels that contain large item accessories like trugs, herb dryers and large books are charged $15.95)

Tracking will kick in after it has been inspected at WA quarantine and enters the mail stream.

FREE Parcel Post for Orders over $55 (Except large item accessories like trugs, herb dryers and large books are charged $15.95)

Click here for all WA permitted seeds.


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