Category Archives: Poppy


COMMON NAME:  poppy GENUS:  Papaver SPECIES:  P. nudicaule-Iceland poppy. P. rhoeas-Shirley or corn poppy; blooms spring and summer. P. orientale-huge, bowl-shaped blossoms; perennial FAMILY:  Papaveraceae BLOOMS:  late spring, summer TYPE:  annual, perennial DESCRIPTION:  Iceland poppy is a tender perennial, usually grown as an annual. The leaves are finely dissected, fernlike, and hairy. The large blossoms {3 inches across} come in

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