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Papaver somniferum 'Frosted Salmon'

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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)
Cultivar: Frosted Salmon

Synonym:Papaver paeoniflorum
Synonym:Papaver somniferum var. paeoniflorum

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9 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
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; stratify if sowing indoors
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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive dottieskipper On May 17, 2008, dottieskipper from Montgomery, AL wrote:

the foliage is cabbage-like leaves on a tall sturdy stem.

Regional...

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

Lowndesboro, Alabama
Seward, Alaska
Cotati, California
Barbourville, Kentucky
Desoto, Texas
Martinsburg, West Virginia



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