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Papaver Dubium

Papaver Dubium is from the Poppy family of Papaveraceae. They also call it Long-headed Poppy, Blaver, or Blindeyes. It is drought tolerant and loves the sun. It is an annual plant. It oozes white or yellowish latex when the stem is broken. Papaver Dubium has bright red-orange flowers. It is native to Europe.

Papaver Dubium grows to 60cm or 2ft tall. It flowers in late spring and summer. The flowers are large. They are orange, red or yellow. They have four petals. But they don’t have a black spot at the base. The flower stem is hairy. It produces seed capsules that are elongated. and hairless.

Papaver Dubium
Papaver Dubium

How to grow Papaver Dubium:

Grow it in the sun or partial shade. Grow it in sandy, moist but well-drained soil. Use soil without lime. It can grow in poor soil. It is poisonous if ingested. Papaver Dubium is hermaphrodite (it has both male and female organs). Bees and other insects help pollinate these flowers.

Papaver Dubium
Papaver Dubium

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