Poppy

COMMON NAME:  poppyGENUS:  PapaverSPECIES:  P. nudicaule-Iceland poppy. P. rhoeas-Shirley or corn poppy; blooms spring and summer. P. orientale-huge, bowl-shaped blossoms; perennialFAMILY:  PapaveraceaeBLOOMS:  late spring, summerTYPE:  annual, perennialDESCRIPTION:  Iceland poppy is a tender perennial, usually grown as an annual. The leaves are finely dissected, fernlike, and hairy. The large blossoms {3 inches across} come in orange, … Continue reading Poppy