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Papaver somniferum 'Violetta Blush'

 

Opium Poppy'Violetta Blush'

:Papaver somniferum is a subtype of opium poppy which grow to about 60 to 90cm tall and has thick, hairy stems and lettuce like leaves. The seed pods are well-suited for crafts and dried floral arrangements. Most annual varieties will readily self-seed. 'Violetta Blush' is a spectacular annual poppy. Fully double blooms in a fashionable blushed-lilac shade stand above strong stems of silver-green foliage.

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plant Features
  • Opium PoppyVioletta Blush likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Opium PoppyVioletta Blush likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Opium PoppyVioletta Blush is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Opium PoppyVioletta Blush likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Opium Poppy'Violetta Blush'

Latin name

Papaver somniferum 'Violetta Blush'

type

Annual

family

Papaveraceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Opium PoppyVioletta Blush likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Opium PoppyVioletta Blush is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Opium PoppyVioletta Blush likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Opium PoppyVioletta Blush likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Opium PoppyVioletta Blush is 0.30meters x 0.90meters 0.30 M 0.90 M

Papaver somniferum 'Violetta Blush'

:Papaver somniferum is a subtype of opium poppy which grow to about 60 to 90cm tall and has thick, hairy stems and lettuce like leaves. The seed pods are well-suited for crafts and dried floral arrangements. Most annual varieties will readily self-seed. 'Violetta Blush' is a spectacular annual poppy. Fully double blooms in a fashionable blushed-lilac shade stand above strong stems of silver-green foliage.


Planting Outdoors Spring

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Grow them in a position with deep, well-drained, fertile soil in full sun, they can also be grown in large containers.

 

Sowing seed in Spring or Autumn

From Early Spring TO Late Autumn

Sow in pots in autumn or sow directly in spring. Sown in spring the plants will flower mid-summer. If sown in autumn they will flower from late spring onwards.

 
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