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botanical name:
Papaver orientale 'Türkenlouis'
Papaver orientale 'Türkenlouis' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Oriental poppy
synonyms:  Papaver orientale 'Turkenlouis'
family:  Papaveraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.75m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
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: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Large deep scarlet-red flowers with dark blotches and fringed petal edges. Strong growing with hairy green leaves.

cultivation:
Fertile well drained soil in full sun.

propagation:
By division in spring or from root cuttings taken in late autumn or early winter.

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