Shirley Poppy

 

 

Papaver rhoeas

 

Papaveraceae

 

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Form: Annual
Seasonality
: Sow seeds in the fall, flowers in the spring

Size: 2 ft high by 1 ft wide
Leaves
: Cut, ferny and hairy
Flowers
: Single or double flowers in a multitude of colors
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Slender branching and hairy
Range/Origin
: Eurasia and North Africa
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones A1-A3, 1-24

Comments: No thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun

         Water: Regular to moderate water

         Soil: Ordinary, well drained soil

        Propagation: Seed

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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