B and T World Seeds' reference number:
|Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence:
|Height, in meters: 0.9
Height, in feet: 2.97
|Papaver somniferum Double Red sales history
| Parts of Papaver somniferum Double Red are considered toxic.
Common names for Papaver somniferum Double Red:
|Opium Poppy, Crimson Double,|
Papaver somniferum Double Red
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|19||: Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|53||: Bedding Plant Seed List|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Papaver somniferum Double Red seeds will usually germinate in 10-30 days.
Best sown in situ.