Oriental Poppy (Papaver orientale 'Beauty of Livermere') in the Poppies Database

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

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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Garden Tours:  Valleylynn, Lynn SmithGarden Tours: Valleylynn, Lynn Smith
November 12, 2011

Let's take a trip this week to Oregon and visit the lovely gardens created by Lynn Smith and her husband, Cliff. It's always fun to step out of our own climate to see what grows well in another, and sometimes it's even more fun to see what our climates have in common. You are going to love what you see!

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Oriental Poppies Possible in 9b? by EscondidoCal Mar 23, 2018 1:38 AM 4

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