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Papaver alpinum

Papaver alpinum

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

25cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Papaver alpinum Overview

This is a short-lived perennial, the leaves are fine greyish leaves. It will bear white or yellow flowers in the summer. This species will prefer a little lime in the soil.

Common problems with Papaver alpinum

How to propagate Papaver alpinum

Seed

Propagate by seed in autumn or spring. Self seeds readily.

Cuttings

P.orientale and its cultivators are best propagated by root cuttings in winter.

Other uses of Papaver alpinum

Grown for their cup-shaped flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.