Poppy Corn American Legion (Papaver rhoeas)

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Papaver rhoeas, scientifically known as Papaver rhoeas, is a captivating annual that will add a touch of beauty to your garden. With its vibrant red flowers and its feathery, gray-green foliage, this plant exudes a sense of grace and charm. Growing up to 1 to 2 feet tall, it forms lovely blooms, creating a stunning visual display.

Papaver rhoeas is a haven for pollinators, attracting bees and butterflies with its nectar-rich flowers. Additionally, it is commonly known as the "corn poppy" and has become a symbol of remembrance for soldiers who lost their lives during World War I. Ideal for wildflower meadows, cottage gardens, and sunny areas, this hardy species thrives in well-drained soil and full sun.

Embrace the allure of Papaver rhoeas and create a haven in your garden while celebrating the vibrant beauty of its red flowers and the delicate charm it brings to your outdoor space.

Fun Facts:

  • Botanical Name: Papaver rhoeas
  • Height: 12-30
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Color: Red
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun/Part Shade
  • Hardiness Zones: 3-9
  • Non-Native Colorado Plant

More importantly here is what you get!

At Finding Nectar, you can purchase Poppy Corn American Legion (Papaver rhoeas) 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 Corn American Legion (Papaver rhoeas), 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!