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Moon Flower--Oriental Poppies

Posted by utdeedee 7A-East TN (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 6, 07 at 11:03

Moon flower--Does anyone grow these? I've planted them and they are growing great. If you do grow them, was wondering if they are perinnial in our zone.

Poppies---Perinnial for our zone?

First time to grow these.


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RE: Moon Flower--Oriental Poppies

Considering how prolific seeders all the morning glory family is, if you're talking about Ipomoea Alba type of moonflower, I promise you'll have them back next year if you let them volunteer seed themselves. They will/should die back complete from the first frost though, so they're in that "kinda perennial" grouping.


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RE: Moon Flower--Oriental Poppies

Thanks for the tip on the Moon flower. I'll save seed just in case, then sow again. I was really surprised they came up within a week considering the size and hardness of the seed and I forgot to soak them.


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RE: Moon Flower--Oriental Poppies

lol, first time I saw them I thought I got a pack of garbanzo beans instead. hard to believe that the seed pods that form will have upwards of 10 of them each... ;-p

Here is a link that might be useful: Ipomoea Alba Seed Pod (image)


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