Papaver Poppy Beauty Of Livermore. Large paper-thin petals form a bowl around the Oriental Poppy’s dark ornamental centers. Sunlight makes the translucent dark red petals of this Papaver positively glow with color. Tall, huge flowers. The foliage forms a clump that persists over winter in small tufts. The fascinating seedpods will add a nice touch to dried arrangements. The blossoms are a favorite for butterflies, hummingbirds and bees. Spring Shipping only. $8.95
Papaver (Poppy): Can be annuals, biennials or herbaceous perennials with simple or pinnately divided leaves and short-lived, saucer-shaped, 4-petalled flowers which may be solitary or in racemes. Grow in deep, fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.