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Papaver rhoeas 'American Legion'

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

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10 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink
Red
Orange
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

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

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Regional...

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

Lake Forest, California
Los Angeles, California
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Essex, Connecticut
Fort Benton, Montana
Imperial, Nebraska
Austin, Texas
Federal Way, Washington



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