Today's bloom is Papaver Species (Papaver orientale)

Bloom of the Day for February 22nd, 2012:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Red, Red-Orange, Dark Purple/Black

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 3a to Zone 9b

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm), 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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pirl wrote:
Beautiful photo.

pixie62560 wrote:
I agree, very nice! Can't wait til these are blooming here!!

bonehead wrote:
Beautiful. Poppies are so delicate, yet blowsy at the same time. Lovely plant.