General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 36 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White with deep purple centers
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Self fertile
Needs specific temperature: Sow outside in fall or early spring. If sown indoors in peat pots, aim for 65 degrees for best results.
Days to germinate: 14-28 days
Depth to plant seed: Do not cover. Needs light to germinate
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Self
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Common names
  • Oriental Poppy

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