Learning how to grow poppies allows you to take advantage of their beautiful blooms in your flower beds and gardens. Planting poppies is simple and rewarding too. Find tips on caring for poppy plants and learn more about different types of poppies in the articles below.
Poppies add a splash of color to the flower bed, they're easy to grow and there are hundreds of poppy varieties to choose from. With so many poppies available, the biggest problem for gardeners is narrowing down the selection! This article can help with that.
Poppies are beautiful in any garden bed but poppy flowers in a pot make a stunning display on a porch or balcony. Potted poppy plants are simple to grow and easy to care for. Click on the following article to learn more about container care for poppies.
Alpine poppy is a wildflower found in high elevations with cold winters. Believed to be one of the world’s most north-growing plants, if you’re a chilly climate gardener, you’ll definitely want to learn about growing alpine poppies. Find out how in this article.
If you are a fan of peonies and can?t get enough or have difficulty growing them, then you may want to consider growing peony poppies, also known as double poppies. Wait, aren?t they illegal? Click this article for additional double poppy information.
Oriental poppies are among the showiest of perennials, with big, bright blooms that light up a spring garden. But having no flowers on oriental poppies can happen some years, and it?s a real disappointment. Learn why it happens and what to do in this article.
Poppies have a bad reputation as part of the opium trade, but for gardeners, they are simply lovely blooms in brilliant colors. These easy-to-grow plants are also simple to propagate from seed. Learn when to harvest poppy seeds in this article.
Opium poppies are steeped in culture, commerce, politics and intrigue. Curious about opium poppy laws, plants and flowers? Find out some fascinating opium poppy information in this article and learn why you shouldn't try to grow this flowers.
Iceland poppy growing conditions are extremely variable, making this short-lived perennial a natural choice for a variety of landscape situations. Read this article for information on how to grow Arctic poppies. Click here to learn more.
In some regions it is considered a weed because of the plant?s stoic and tenacious nature; however, in its native range, the California poppy plant is the state?s flower and a symbol of the Golden State. Learn more about the flower in this article.
By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden
The Iceland poppy plant provides showy blossoms in late spring and early summer. Growing Iceland poppies in the spring bed is a great way to add delicate foliage and long-lasting flowers. Learn more here.