How tall does a red poppy get?

Answer The red poppy--a native North American wildflower--is classified as a small-size, annual flower species. Mature red poppies can grow between 12 and 14 inches tall. Poppy wildflowers have become a p... Read More »

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Are poppy seeds from poppy flowers?

Poppy seeds come from the opium poppy, which also produces opium and is used to make opiate medications such as codeine and morphine. Often used in muffins, buns, and other baked goods, poppy seeds... Read More »

How Long Does It Take for a Poppy to Grow?

Poppies have a short bloom time, but their vibrant color, papery petals and ease of care make up for their limited appearance in the garden. If poppies seem slow to grow or germinate, the cause is ... Read More »

What does the red poppy mean on Memorial Day?

On Memorial Day, red poppies symbolize war, service to one’s country and the memory of soldiers who have died. The red poppy first became connected to war and soldiers because of a 1915 poem by L... Read More »

How Much Sun Does a Poppy Plant Need?

Poppies are attractive, self-sowing plants that add splashes of color to a garden. Many varieties exist and have different blooming times, but all poppies prefer sunny, cool conditions. Like many p... Read More »