Botanical name: Papaver somniferum "Indian White"
Synonym: Papaver hortense, Papaver setigerum
Common name: Garden poppy, Poppy, White poppy, Opium poppy
Native to: eastern Mediterranean
Life cycle: annual
Flower colour: white-purple
Flower time (Central / West-Europe): May to August
Characteristics and usage: medicinal plant, culinary plant, poison plant, ornamental plant
Weight of 1000 seeds: 0,5g
Seeds per gram: 2000
Cultivation / direction of sowing: Sowing seed outdoors, directly into final growing places from March / April.