Papaver somniferum

Opium Poppy

  • Common Name: Opium Poppy
  • Plant Height: 1.2
  • Plant Spread: 0.3
  • Use: border, mass planting
  • Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist
  • Sunlight: hot overhead sun
  • Design: Suits cottage & mediterranean designs
  • Plant Origins: Europe-W Russia, SW Asia-Middle East
  • Flower Colour: red, crimson, pink, purple or white
  • Garden Type: annual
  • Plant Seasonality: Deciduous

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