Papaver rhoeas

Papaver rhoeas

Flanders 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.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
24 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
40.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
3,200,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Red or Mixed
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer