Oriental poppy

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    Oriental poppy @ Tokyo medical botanical garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Oriental poppy
Formal Name
Papaver orientale
Alias
Oriental poppy
Habitat
Siberia-Europe
Morph
perennial/annual plant

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What is Oriental poppy

Oriental poppy, or Oni-geshi (scientific name: Papaver nudicaule) is a perennial plant and non heat resistant of the family Papaveraceae native to Southwest Asia. From late spring to early summer, large cup type flowers with black spots will bloom at the base of petals. Bloom flowers upward the beginning. Also called Oriental poppy (Oriental poppy). There are single varieties and double flower varieties. In the same group, there are chickpea (hinageshi) and Iceland poppy (scientific name: Papaver nudicaule). Both are poppies of the type that do not contain opium, so they can grow like normal plants.

Generic name: Oriental poppy, or Oni-geshi, Scientific name: Papaver nudicaule L., Place of origin : Southwest Asia, Life Type: Perennial Grass (Inner Neck Grass) / Since it is weak in summer heat in Japan, it is treated as grass for 1 year, plant height: 60 to 100 cm, root foliage, leaf shape: hairy with feathered double lobe, leaf shape: oval , Leaf color: white green, leaf margin: saw tooth presence, root live leaf length: 100 cm, flower type: radial symmetrical flower, inflorescence type: single flower, petal type: relief flower, petal type: cup shape, petal: single 4 to 6) · double blooming, flower stalk height: 100 to 150 cm, flower size: 10 to 20 cm, flowering period: 5.

Detailed information

Order
Ranunculales
Family
Papaveraceae
Genus
Papaver
Species
P. orientale
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cupulate
Leaf type
pinnately compound
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
GardenPot flower
Color
Red, Pink, Orange, White
Season
MayJun
Height
60 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
10 ~ 20

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