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Papaver somniferum

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Family: Papaveraceae (pa-pav-er-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Papaver (puh-PAY-ver) (Info)
Species: somniferum (som-NEE-fer-um) (Info)

Synonym:Papaver laciniatum
Synonym:Papaver somniferum var. laciniatum

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Pink
Rose/Mauve
Red
Violet/Lavender
Purple

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Blue-Green

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
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
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Regional...

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

Seward, Alaska
San Anselmo, California
San Jose, California
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Barbourville, Kentucky
Prospect, Kentucky
Lewiston, New York
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Hulbert, Oklahoma
Mount Hood Parkdale, Oregon
Fountain Inn, South Carolina
Olympia, Washington
Spokane, Washington



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