Peony Poppy, Opium Poppy, Paeony Flowered Poppy (Paeoniiflorum Group)
Papaver somniferum 'Frosted Salmon'

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

Category:

Annuals

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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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:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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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

Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Seed Collecting:

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

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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

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