Oriental poppy

Papaver orientale
Latin Name: Papaver orientale
Moisture/Zone: Moist, well drained
Flower Colour: Mixed
Growth Speed: Fast
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Grey-green
Position: Full sun

The eye-catching oriental poppy has a wealth of flwers in red, white and yellow. A fast growing flly hardy plant flowering in May and June.Plant in a sunny position; lovely as part of a cottage garden scheme. After flowering, cut right down to ground level. Clumps can be divided in autumn.