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A picture of a Opium poppy

Opium poppy

Papaver somniferum (Carnation-flowered Series)

Also known as

Poppy

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.25m

Max

35cm

80cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Opium poppy Overview

    This upright annual produces flowers in a variety of colours.

    Common problems with Opium poppy

    Other uses of Opium poppy

    Ornamental, culinary, dried arrangements