Poppy - Black Swan (Papaver somnifernum)

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Papaver somniferum, scientifically known as Papaver somniferum, is a captivating annual that will add a touch of beauty to your garden. Also With its striking and colorful flowers and its finely divided, gray-green foliage, this plant exudes a sense of grace and charm. So Growing up to 2 to 4 feet tall, it forms lovely blooms, creating a stunning visual display.

Papaver somniferum is a haven for pollinators, attracting bees and butterflies with its nectar-rich flowers. Additionally, it is famous for its opium poppy seeds, which are commonly used in culinary applications and baking. Ideal for borders, wildflower gardens, and sunny areas, this hardy species thrives in well-drained soil and full sun.

Embrace the allure of Papaver somniferum and create a haven in your garden while celebrating the striking beauty of its colorful flowers and the natural charm it brings to your outdoor space.

Fun Facts:

  • Botanical Name: Papaver somnifernum
  • Height: 24-36
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Color: Burgundy
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Hardiness Zones: 3-10
  • Non-Native Colorado Plant

More importantly here is what you get!

At Finding Nectar, you can purchase Poppy - Black Swan (Papaver somnifernum) in a 4 inch pot, grown from seed, without the use of systemic pesticides, and are nurtured in living soil. We prioritize the root health of our flowers rather than forcing them to bloom, giving them the best chance to flourish in your yard within the first year.

Here is why it's important

At Finding Nectar in Arvada, Colorado, we highly value pollinators' vital role in ecosystems and food supply. Therefore, we thoughtfully select plants, like the Poppy - Black Swan (Papaver somnifernum), to support them.

These nectar-rich and pollen-filled plants nourish bees, butterflies, and more. By using our pollinator-friendly species, you actively preserve essential beings and create a thriving garden. Moreover, as a dedicated nursery serving the Front Range, you can shop worry-free about climate suitability.

Join us in creating a sustainable environment for both plants and pollinators! So, choose Finding Nectar for a greener future. Act now and make a difference with Finding Nectar!