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Tulip Poppy
Papaver glaucum

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

Category:

Annuals

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

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:

Non-patented

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

Regional

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

Sonoita, Arizona

Richmond, California

West Plains, Missouri

Port Orchard, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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.