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Papaver orientale 'Beauty of Livermere'

Papaver orientale 'Beauty of Livermere' - Oriental Poppy - Photo courtesy of Sean James Consulting & Design

More About Papaver orientale 'Beauty of Livermere'

  • Large, bowl-shaped, paper-like, petaled flowers
  • Scarlet flowers with near-black central markings and stamens
  • Thistle-like, hairy, mid-green foliage
  • Freely self-seeds from decorative, acorn-like seed pods
  • Dried seed pods are often used in floral arrangements
  • Bloom Time: June to July
  • Flower Height: 80 cm
  • Foliage Height: 50 cm
  • Flower Size: 20 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

45-50 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Scarlet
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Oriental Poppy Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plants will go dormant in the summer, completely disappearing. Plant amongst later blooming perennials to fill the void. Wet or poorly-drained soils will cause root rot, particularly in the winter. They are heat- and drought-tolerant. 


Papaver orientale 'Beauty of Livermere' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Seed

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Naturalizing

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