General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 40 inches (102cm)
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches (45-61cm)
Leaves: Other: Goes dormant after flowering
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
Pollinators: Self
Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Beauty of Livermere'
  • 'Guardsman'

Common names
  • Oriental Poppy

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