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PlantFiles: Walpole Poppy
Papaver walpolei

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Family: Papaveraceae (pa-pav-er-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Papaver (puh-PAY-ver) (Info)
Species: walpolei

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 1: below -45.6 C (-55 F)
USDA Zone 2a: to -45.5 C (-50 F)
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Blue-Green

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Grasmussen On Jul 13, 2007, Grasmussen from Anchorage, AK (Zone 4a) wrote:

Walpole Poppy, Papaver walpolei, is endemic to a area of the Seward Peninsula, Alaska and a small area of Siberia, across the Being Strait. Rare. Flowers may be either yellow or white. Grows on sandy, gravely or rocky soil.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Nome, Alaska



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