Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Papaver somniferum, var Laciniatum, Opium Poppy, Fringed Poppy

Common Name: Opium Poppy, Fringed Poppy

Family: Papaveraceae

Genus: Papaver

Species: somniferum

Cultivar or Variety: var Laciniatum

Characteristics of Plant
Self sows, needs cold period for germination.

Life Cycle
Annual

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Fall
Late Fall
Early Winter
Mid Winter
Late Winter

Germination Temperature
Winter Sow

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Plant Height
1- 2 feet
2 - 4 feet

Blooms
Yes

Flower Color
White
Rose
Salmon
Lt. Pink
Dark Pink
Lt. Red
Red
Dark Red
Lt. Purple
Purple
DarkPurple

Reproduces By
Seed

Cutting Flower
Yes

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