Opium Poppy (Papaver somniferum 'Lauren's Grape') in the Poppies Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 30-36 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Eating Methods: Cooked
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Self fertile
Needs specific temperature: Sow seeds outside in fall or early to mid-spring.
Days to germinate: 7-28 days
Depth to plant seed: Cover LIGHTLY.
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Pollinators: Self
Bees

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Location: Gardnerville, NevadaDate: 2018-06-20
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Location: So califDate: 2018-05-24
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2020-06-26
By Patty
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Location: At a nurseryDate: Jun 10, 2009 4:28 PM
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2012-06-20
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Location: Mentor on the lakeDate: 2018-06-23First year winter sown
By Samlav
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Location: Tabby's GardenDate: 2011-07-01
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2006-07-18
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-13
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-02-17
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