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Papaver Somniferum

Botanical Name:

Papaver somniferum

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly 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

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Perennial, Poisonous, Herb.

Lifespan

Annual, Perennial

Flower

Flowers terminal, with 5 or more showy petals.

Fruit

Fruit a capsule with an expanded disc at the top and over small holes through which the minute seeds are dispersed. Seed pods are showy and are often used in dried arrangements.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Taxonomy

Order

Ranunculales

Family

Papaveraceae

Genus

Papaver

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