Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Papaver somniferum, Bombast Rose, Opium Poppy

Common Name: Opium Poppy

Family: Papaveraceae

Genus: Papaver

Species: somniferum

Cultivar or Variety: Bombast Rose

Characteristics of Plant
Stunning bloom comprised of plentiful frilled petals. Bloomed a little later than other somniferums started at the same time.

Life Cycle
Annual

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

Seed Sowing Depth
Lay on top of soil

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
2 - 4 feet

Flower Color
Salmon

Reproduces By
Seed

Image
(Image by poisondartfrog)
""
[ Comment ]

Posted by poisondartfrog on Jul 24, 2014 11:09 AM CST:
Thanks, Chelle, for these seeds in the piggy swap.

You must first create a username and login before you can post a comment about this entry..

« Return to the Plants from A to Z front page

Ella's Garden

Ella's Garden isn't just about gardening. We're a diverse community of individuals, coming together to enrich the personal, business, hobbies, lifestyles, and horizons of all community members. You'll find forums for shopping & selling too!

» Home
» Forums
» Articles
» Database

Cubit owner: starlight1153

Admin team:

» Contact the admins

Plant of the Week



Want to learn more? Click on the picture.





















(Please remember to be polite and avoid heated conversations about controversial subjects.)