A perennial plant (Papaver orientale) native to southwest Asia, widely cultivated for its brilliant scarlet and black flowers.
A perennial poppy (Papaver orientale), cultivated for its large red, pink, or white flowers.
Oriental-poppy Sentence Examples
The Oriental poppy (P. orientale) and its several varieties are fine garden plants, having huge bright crimson flowers with black blotches at the base.
The salmon pink oriental poppy has a lovely dark center, which is mirrored by the black leaved geranium.
The perennial Oriental poppy as well as the annual common poppy can turn any garden into a colorful display.
In summer, it has pretty bright yellow flowers. £ 3.75 (Papaver orientalis) Oriental poppy A hardy perennial poppy.
There are various herbaceous plants which may be similarly treated, such as sea-kale and horseradish, and, among ornamental plants, the beautiful autumn-blooming Anemone japonica, Bocconia cordata, Dictamnus Fraxinella - the burning bush; the sea hollies (Eryngium), the globe thistle (Echinops ritro), the Oriental poppy (Papaver orientale), the sea lavender (Statice latifolia), Senecio pulcher, &c. The sea-kale and horseradish require to be treated in the open garden, where the cut portions should be planted in lines in wellworked soil; but the roots of the others should be planted in pots and kept in a close frame with a little warmth till the young shoots have started.