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PlantFiles: Tulip Poppy
Papaver glaucum

Family: Papaveraceae (pa-pav-er-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Papaver (puh-PAY-ver) (Info)
Species: glaucum (GLAW-kum) (Info)

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4 members have or want this plant for trade.


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer


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:

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive ericabelle On May 31, 2010, ericabelle from West Plains, MO (Zone 6b) wrote:

I absolutely love this poppy! To me, all poppies are beautiful, but this one surpasses them all with the foliage. The foliage is almost sculptural, and it is a lovely silvery green color. Each of the flowers only last a few days, but the foliage gets comments from visitors to my garden season-long.


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

Sonoita, Arizona
Richmond, California
West Plains, Missouri
Port Orchard, Washington

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