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Papaver somniferum

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Papaver somniferum | Kingsdon, Somerset, TA11
Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
£3.50

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Plant Finder: about Papaver somniferum

Common names

Opium poppy, Pepperbox, White poppy, Poppy

Description

Papaver somniferum (Opium poppy). This hardy annual species is highly ornamental and will produce deep purple and red blooms. The fruits and sap are poisonous.

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy and will prefer little or no shade with deep, moist, well-drained soil. You should sow the seed in spring or autumn.

Interest and use

Ornamental, culinary, dried arrangements

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Papaver somniferum | Kingsdon, Somerset, TA11 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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