Opium Poppy Seeds - Very Decorative and the Dried Pods are good for flower arranging. Approximately 10,000 Seeds Grows in Rocky Areas as well as Hillsides, Vineyards, Seaside. Somniferum Poppies are native to Asia. Sow seeds directly as poppies do not transplant easily. Plant in full sun and in poor to moderate, well drained, soils. Poppies are drought tolerant and generally reseed well. Takes Sun and Partial Shade in Zones 3-9. Non GMO - Neo-Nicotinoid-Free. Marde Ross & Company has been a Licensed California Nursery since 1985.