Welsh Poppy (Papaver cambricum) in the Poppies Database

Botanical names:
Papaver cambricum Accepted
Meconopsis cambrica Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 10-16 inch
Plant Spread: 10 inch
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: 4 weeks if sowing indoors
Needs specific temperature: If sown indoors move seedlings after germination to 15C
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting

Credit: Dominicus Johannes Bergsma

Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 3, 2012 4:22 PM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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Are there Perennial Poppies (other than Oriental Poppies) ? by Denman55 Aug 9, 2015 3:54 PM 25

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