Corn Poppy, Field Poppy, Flanders Field Poppy, Shirley Poppy
Papaver rhoeas 'Bridal Silk'

Family: Papaveraceae (pa-pav-er-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Papaver (puh-PAY-ver) (Info)
Species: rhoeas (ROH-ee-as) (Info)
Cultivar: Bridal Silk

Category:

Annuals

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

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Danger:

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Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

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

Richmond, California

Barbourville, Kentucky

Austin, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 9, 2009, BajaBlue from Rancho Santa Rita, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Pure glistening white chalice-shaped flowers bloom in early summer.

Annual
1.5-2 ft tall
Seed to bloom: 14 weeks
Color: White
Full sun
Soil: Rich, moist, well-drained
Hardiness: HA