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botanical name:
Papaver commutatum
Papaver commutatum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Ladybird Poppy
synonyms:  Papaver commutatum 'Ladybird'
family:  Papaveraceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: to
description:
Erect, branching annual. Downy, pinnatisect, mid-green leaves up to 15cm long. Bowl-shaped, brilliant red flowers with large black spots at the petal bases, borne on softly hairy stems in summer.

cultivation:
Well drained soil and full sun.

propagation:
From seed.

other notes:
From Greece, Turkey, the Caucasus and Northern Iran.

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