Papaver rhoeas* (Corn poppy)

Low to moderate water requirement; full sun to partial shade. Red or mixed color flowers bloom April to June along roadsides and rocky fields. A fast-growing annual species used for wildflower ground covers or mass plantings.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Papaveraceae

Duration: Annual

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Introduced

Growth Form:  

Mature Height: 12-24 in.

Bloom Color: Red

Bloom Period: April-June

Annual Precipitation:  in.

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Fire Resistance:

Fire Tolerance:

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SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance:

CaCO3 Tolerance:

pH Range: 5.0-8.0


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 3,200,000

Seeding Rate: 1-2 PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES

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