Native Region: Caucasus, Turkey, Iran
Papaver orientale 'red'
Zone Range: 03-09
Preferred Climate: Temperate
Harvest Date: Sunday 04 August, 2019
Seed count: 60-75
This clump-forming perennial has pinnatisect green leaves and bears solitary cup-shaped scarlet flowers from late spring to midsummer. The petals have large black basal spots. Height and spread 18-36 inches.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seeds in containers or in situ in spring. Grow in deep, fertile well-drained soil in full sun.