How to grow Papaver rhoeas

Papaver rhoeas grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Papaver also known as Corn poppy or Common poppy, Papaver rhoeas annual used as ornamental cut flower plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-9.

Leaves color green in elliptic deeply lobed.

Papaver rhoeas flowers

Flower color red, orange, white, pink or mix color the inner part yellow or black, petals like crepe and merge in the base in bowl shape.

Seeds edible, small and black can used for oil or add to pastries

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How to grow Papaver rhoeas growing and care:

Cool weather, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
30-60cm, 12-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Bowl shape flower, color can be: red, orange, white, pink or mix color the inner part yellow or black, petals like crepe and merge

Scientific name:

Papaver rhoeas

How to grow Papaver rhoeas

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Papaver rhoeas

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Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Seeds
Culinary uses
  • Spreads & Sauces
Flower colors
  • Orange flower
  • Pink flower
  • Red flower
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Floristry
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9