Clover and Poppies Cover Crop Seed Mix

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Clover and Poppies Cover Crop seed, 1

A beautiful mix of:  Clover, Red (red clover); Clover, Crimson (crimson clover); Poppy, California (California poppy); and Poppy, Flanders (Flanders poppy).  Sow anytime for an ongoing display.  We’ve used this mix extensively on our land and find that the cycle goes like this:  Crimson clover germinates fastest and tends to make an apparenly monotypic patch, flowering vibrantly in 6 weeks or so.  As the crimson clover dies back, the california poppy and flanders poppy take over (see photo, where crimson clover dried heads are apparent with the poppies overarching them), after which the poppies tend to die back and give way to red clover, which is a more permanent cover.  Depending on planting date and the cycles of warm and cold in your region, these plants are likely to continue to express seasonally on an ongoing basis, with varicolored displays in spring, summer and fall.  Sow 100 g per 500 square feet; 1/2 lb per 1,000 square feet; 10 lbs per acre.  Grows 1 to 2 feet tall.  Open pollinated seed, rhizocoated to assist in nitrogen fixation (clovers).

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Clover and Poppies Cover Crop Seed Mix