Poppy (Papaver rhoeas 'Falling in Love') in the Poppies Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 24 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 12 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Self fertile
Sow in situ
Pollinators: Self
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

My first flower from seeds sown this year.

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dragonfetti On March 22, 2015 Obtained plant
Burpee $1.46
dragonfetti On January 12, 2015 Obtained plant
From WM; .20 per pack; Burpee Seeds; "Falling in Love Mix".
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