Poppies - Knowledgebase Question

Houston, TX
Question by emc44
January 27, 1998
Will the Australian Poppy, Papaver nudicaule, thrive in Southeast Texas? When should we plant the seeds?


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Answer from NGA
January 27, 1998

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Poppies love warm weather and bright sunshine. Plant your poppy seeds as soon as spring arrives, about the second week in March. Poppy plants may die back in mid-summer but will resprout and grow rapidly during the fall months.

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