July - September
Common name: Poppy, common/corn/field/Flanders poppy
Genus Name: Papaver Rhoeas
Family Name: Papaveraceae
Place of Origin: Subarctic regions
How long do they last? 3-5 days
Poppies are annual herbaceous plants and stem from the Papaveraceae family. Available in yellow, white, orange, pink and of course, red. Ever since World War I poppies stand for fallen soldiers and are in the weeks preceding Remembrance Day or Memorial Day.
Did you know?
Oil is made from the black seeds of the most popular cultivar ‘Shirley Poppy’. This oil is highly appreciated in France.
Recut stems and scalds in hot water to stop any latex flow.