Papaver Rhoeas

Botanical Name:

Papaver rhoeas

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug, Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Perennials, Herb/Forb, Annual

Lifespan

Annual

Flower

Single flowers that are large and showy, 2–4 in across, with four crinkly petals that are vivid red, most commonly with a black spot at their base. Bloom time is spring and fall. They work well as a cut flower if the end of the stem is burned with a match immediately after cutting.

Fruit

Seed pods

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Hummingbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Papaverales

Family

Papaver - Poppies

Genus

Papaver


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