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botanical name:
Papaver 'Fireball'
Papaver 'Fireball' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Armenian Poppy
synonyms:  Papaver lateritium 'Fireball', Papaver x hybridum 'Flore Pleno', Papaver nanum 'Flore Pleno', Papaver lateritium 'Nanum Flore Pleno', Papaver orientale 'Nanum Flore Pleno', Papaver orientale 'Fireball'
family:  Papaveraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.70m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Bright reddish orange, semi-double to double flowerheads in late spring. Spreads by underground runners.

Fertile well drained soil in full sun or part shade.

By division or separation of runners. Mature plants may self-seed, but it is uncertain if the seedlings come true.

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