Papaver pseudo-orientale is also known as Pseudo-oriental Poppy or Papaver lasiothrix. It is part of the Papaveraceae family of plants. Papaver pseudo-orientale is one of the largest flowering poppies. This plant is a suckering plant.
It usually flowers in June. Papaver pseudo-orientale flowers have 4 to 6 orangish-red petals and the flowers are 12cm or 5in wide. Papaver pseudo-orientale has a leafy stem and the flowers have a dark spot at the bottom and the seed capsules are oval or resemble an egg. Papaver pseudo-orientale is native to Iran and the Caucasus.
Papaver pseudo-orientale leaves form a basal rosette, but there leaves on the flower stems as well. The leaves are irregularly toothed on the edges. Plant Papaver pseudo-orientale in the sun in moist, fertile but well-drained soil.
Oriental poppies are probably the most cultivated poppies. They began cultivating Papaver pseudo-orientale as early as 1788. In general, do not disturb poppies as they dislike it. The best way to propagate Papaver pseudo-orientale is by seed rather than transplanting because it dislikes being disturbed.
Also read Papaver orientale