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Papaver - Poppies

Highlight of the late spring or early summer garden, Poppies (Papaver) are reliable and easy care plants whose cheerful blossoms will give a colorful punch to your sunny borders. Frost-tolerant annuals or perennials, the Papaver genus counts over 100 species, including the early blooming Iceland Poppies (Papaver nudicale), the eye-catching Oriental Poppies (Papaver orientale) or the delightfully scented Shirley Poppies (Papaver rhoeas).

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Papaver alpinum (Alpine Poppy)

Papaver alpinum (Alpine Poppy) is a short-lived perennial forming a small tuft of finely-divided, fern-like, blue-green leaves. In late spring to mid-summer, solitary crepe-papery, cup-shaped flowers, 1.5-2 in. across (4-5 cm), bloom on slender, leafless stems well above the foliage. The charming blossoms can be yellow, orange, red or white. Hardy, this dwarf poppy will bloom the first year from seed sown in fall or early spring. Alpine Poppy is suitable for a rock garden.

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Papaver atlanticum (Moroccan Poppy)

Papaver atlanticum (Moroccan Poppy) is a clump-forming, short-lived perennial boasting saucer-shaped, soft apricot-orange flowers, 6 in. across (15 cm), from late spring into fall. Adding months of color, especially when periodically deadheaded, the flowers are borne atop upright, wiry stems and seem to float above rosettes of gray-green, hairy, elliptical, toothed leaves.

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Papaver bracteatum (Great Scarlet Poppy)

Equalled by few in showiness of appearance, Papaver bracteatum (Great Scarlet Poppy) is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial boasting huge, dark ruby-red flowers, up to 4-8 in. across (10-20 cm), each shimmering petal adorned with a purple-black spot at its base. Blooming from mid-spring to early summer, the eye-catching blossoms are borne atop tall and stiff unbranched stems.

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Papaver cambricum (Welsh Poppy)

Papaver cambricum (Welsh Poppy) is a tap-rooted perennial boasting bowl-shaped, soft yellow to orange flowers, 2 in. across (5 cm), from late spring into fall. Adding months of color, the flowers are borne on branched stems and contrast well with the foliage of bright green, pinnately lobed, hairy leaves.

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Papaver commutatum 'Ladybird' (Poppy)

Noted for its large, brilliant crimson flowers, Papaver commutatum 'Ladybird' (Poppy) is a very popular annual flower, featuring showy, bowl-shaped, vibrant red flowers, 3 in. wide (8 cm), with a large black spot at the base of each petal.

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Papaver nudicaule 'Champagne Bubbles Orange' (Iceland Poppy)

Papaver nudicaule 'Champagne Bubbles Orange' (Iceland Poppy) is a biennial or short-lived perennial with large, mildly fragrant, bowl-shaped, brilliant orange flowers adorned with crinkled petals and golden stamens. Blooming from late spring to early summer, the satiny blossoms seem to float amid the garden on their hairy leafless stems.

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Papaver nudicaule 'Champagne Bubbles Pink' (Iceland Poppy)

Papaver nudicaule 'Champagne Bubbles Pink' (Iceland Poppy) is a biennial or short-lived perennial with large, mildly fragrant, bowl-shaped, brilliant rosy-pink flowers adorned with crinkled petals and golden stamens. Blooming from late spring to early summer, the satiny blossoms seem to float amid the garden on their hairy leafless stems.

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Papaver nudicaule 'Champagne Bubbles Scarlet' (Iceland Poppy)

Papaver nudicaule 'Champagne Bubbles Scarlet' (Iceland Poppy) is a biennial or short-lived perennial with large, mildly fragrant, bowl-shaped, brilliant orange flowers adorned with crinkled petals and golden stamens. Blooming from late spring to early summer, the satiny blossoms seem to float amid the garden on their hairy leafless stems.

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Papaver nudicaule 'Champagne Bubbles Yellow' (Iceland Poppy)

Papaver nudicaule 'Champagne Bubbles Yellow' (Iceland Poppy) is a biennial or short-lived perennial with large, mildly fragrant, bowl-shaped, brilliant orange flowers adorned with crinkled petals and golden stamens. Blooming from late spring to early summer, the satiny blossoms seem to float amid the garden on their hairy leafless stems.

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Papaver nudicaule 'Garden Gnome' (Iceland Poppy)

Very popular, award-winning Papaver nudicaule 'Garden Gnome' (Iceland Poppy) is a compact biennial or short-lived perennial boasting attractive, fragrant, bowl-shaped flowers, 2 in. across (5 cm), from late spring to late summer. Borne atop sturdy, upright, hairy stems, the profuse blooms, in shades of orange, scarlet, yellow, and white, rise above a small, basal rosette of mossy green, pinnately lobed leaves.

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Papaver nudicaule (Iceland Poppy)

Papaver nudicaule (Iceland Poppy) is a biennial or short-lived perennial boasting large, delicately fragrant, saucer-shaped flowers, up to 4 in. across (10 cm), adorned with crinkled petals and golden stamens. Blooming from late spring to early summer, the spectacular blossoms, in shades of white, yellow, orange, salmon, rose and pink, seem to float amid the garden on their fuzzy leafless stems.

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Papaver nudicaule Spring Fever Series (Iceland Poppy)

Papaver nudicaule Spring Fever Series (Iceland Poppy) is a compact biennial or short-lived perennial boasting attractive, cheerful, crepe paper-textured flowers adorned with slightly glossy petals. Blooming from spring into summer (depending on sowing time), the ravishing blossoms are produced in bright colors including red, orange, yellow, pink and white.

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Papaver orientale 'Beauty of Livermere' (Oriental Poppy)

Oriental Poppy 'Beauty of Livermere' (Papaver orientale) is quite a highlight in the garden with its large, crêpe papery, cup-shaped, scarlet red flowers with a dark eye and black splotches at their base. Planted in small groups, its bold blossoms will give a color punch to your borders and draw attention from late spring to early summer!

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Papaver orientale 'Bolero' (Oriental Poppy)

A strong grower, Oriental Poppy 'Bolero' (Papaver orientale) features large, crepe papery, cup-shaped, rosy purple-red flowers with dark purple eyes and black splotches at their base.

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Papaver orientale 'Burning Heart' (Oriental Poppy)

Noted for its luminous blooms, Oriental Poppy 'Burning Heart' (Papaver orientale) produces semi-double, crepe papery, bright reddish-pink flowers with dark purple eyes and reddish centers.

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