Information About Poppies

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.

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Can You Grow Iceland Poppy Indoors – Caring For Iceland Poppy In A Pot

By Raffaele Di Lallo, Author and founder of Ohio Tropics houseplant care blog

If you don’t have the room to grow these plants in a flower bed, you can still grow Iceland poppy in a pot.

History Of Red Poppies – Why Red Poppy For Remembrance

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Why red poppy for remembrance? How did the tradition of red poppy flowers begin more than a century ago? Click here to find out.

Popular Poppy Varieties: Types Of Poppies For The Garden

By Laura Miller

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.

Planting Poppies In Containers: How To Care For Potted Poppy Plants

By Gardening Know How

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 Info: Information On Growing Rooted Poppies

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

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.

Double Poppy Info: Learn About Growing Double Flowering Poppies

By Shelley Pierce

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.

No Oriental Poppy Flowers – Reasons For Oriental Poppies Not Blooming

By Mary Ellen Ellis

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.

Saving Poppy Seeds : How And When To Harvest Poppy Seeds

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

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 Poppy Laws – Interesting Facts About Opium Poppies

By Amy Grant

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.

Arctic Poppy Facts: Learn About Iceland Poppy Growing Conditions

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

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.

Care Of California Poppies: How To Grow A California Poppy

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

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.

Mexican Tulip Poppy Care: How To Grow a Mexican Tulip Poppy

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Growing Mexican tulip poppies in the sunny flower bed is a good way to have long-lasting color in those sometimes hard-to-fill areas. Read this article to learn how to use them in the landscape.

Iceland Poppy Care – How To Grow An Iceland Poppy Flower

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.

Care Of Celandine Poppy: Can You Grow Celandine Poppies In The Garden

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Wildflowers are a great way to enjoy natural plants and the beauty they offer. This is especially true of celandine poppy wildflowers. Read this article to learn about celandine poppy info.

Growing Oriental Poppies: Tips On How To Grow Oriental Poppy

By Jackie Rhoades

Oriental poppy plants have remained a garden favorite ever since. Once planted, they require no special care and will last for many years. Read this article for tips on growing oriental poppy plants.

Information On Growing Poppy Flowers

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Learning how to grow poppies allows you to use their beauty in many flowerbeds and gardens. Planting poppies is simple and rewarding with tips from the following article.

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