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Red Poppy (red, pink, doubles)
Papaver rhoeas (mix)


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About Red Poppy (red, pink, doubles) (Papaver rhoeas (mix))
Height: Under 2 ft.
Flower Color: Red, Pink, White, Bicolors
Plant Type: Annual. Lives just one year. Grows quickly, blooms heavily, dies with first frost. Can regrow following spring if seed falls on bare ground.
Flower Type: Poppy
Bloom Time: Early and mid-season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Red Poppy (red, pink, doubles)'s native range?
  Indigenous To: Europe from England to Greece and beyond.
Where Red Poppy (red, pink, doubles) is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 3-9
  States:
How to grow Red Poppy (red, pink, doubles) (Papaver rhoeas (mix))
  Soil preference: Prefers neutral to acid soil, but is adaptable. Difficult in clay.
  Sun/Shade: Needs full sun.
  Moisture Requirements: Adaptable to even arid conditions.
  Instructions: couponrxsms.com coupons One of the very easiest wildflowers to grow. Simply compress the seed into bare soil during spring, summer or fall. Many seed in this favorite several times at two or three-week intervals during spring to extend its blooming season. This wildflower must develop a tap root quickly, so it often does not bloom in clay. It also prefers neutral or alkaline soils, but can adapt to some acidity. If your conditions are right, probably no other species can provide a more thrilling display of spectacular bloom.

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