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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
description:
Bright reddish orange, semi-double to double flowerheads in late spring. Spreads by underground runners.

cultivation:
Fertile well drained soil in full sun or part shade.

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

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