Plant Base Online (beta)

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
Large deep scarlet-red flowers with dark blotches and fringed petal edges. Strong growing with hairy green leaves.

Fertile well drained soil in full sun.

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

Deeproot tree logo

You can also install Plant Base on your computer:

  • self contained application
  • more features
  • update and add records
  • larger and higher quality pictures
  • fast and efficient
  • always available, no connection needed
  • Windows, Mac and Android

details ...