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common name: Armenian Poppy
synonyms: Papaver monanthum
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Spring
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Saucer-shaped, single, orange flowers, about 5cm across, in late spring or early summer. Coarsely toothed and lobed lanceolate basal leaves. Spreads by underground runners.
Well drained soil, preferably alkaline and rocky or gritty, in full sun or part shade. Drought tolerant.
From seed or by division or separation of runners. Mature plants may self-seed.
Rock and gravel gardens, coastal planting.
Native to the Caucasus area
pronounced: pa-PAH-ver la-ter-ee-TEE-um