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Papaver pseudo-orientale

Papaver pseudo-orientale

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 ...

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Papaver ‘Türkenlouis’

Papaver 'Türkenlouis'

Papaver ‘Türkenlouis’ is also known as the Papaver orientale ‘Türkenlouis’, Oriental Poppy Turkenlouis, or Poppy Turkenlouis. It is from the Papaveraceae family of plants. Papaver orientale ‘Türkenlouis’ is native to the Caucasus. This very exotic poppy is unique as it produces large bright red flowers that are fringed on the edges. Papaver ‘Türkenlouis’ is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial. It is deciduous as it dies back after flowering. Cut back yellowed ...

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Centranthus ruber

Centranthus ruber

Centranthus ruber is also known as Red Valerian, Fox’s Brush, Devil’s Beard, Jupiter’s Beard, Spur Valerian and Kiss me Quick. It is a woody perennial. It is a clump-forming, sub-shrub. It is part of the Caprifoliaceae family of plants. It is native to the Mediterranean region. Centranthus ruber should not be confused with true Valerian or Valeriana officinalis which is used for medicinal purposes. Centranthus ruber can be invasive. Centranthus ...

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Iresine lindenii

Achyranthes lindenii

Iresine lindenii is also known as Blood Leaf. It is part of the Amaranthaceae family of plants. It is native to Ecuador. Iresine lindenii is also known as Achyranthes acuminata or Achyranthes lindenii. Iresine lindenii is a tropical evergreen perennial. Grow it outdoors if you live in a frost-free location. It can grow in containers indoors. It can grow to 90cm or 3ft tall. It has ovate, lance-shaped leaves. They ...

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Salvia confertiflora

Salvia confertiflora

Salvia confertiflora is also known as Sabra Spike Sage. It is part of the Lamiaceae family of plants. It is native to Brazil. Salvia confertiflora is a tender perennial but woody at the base. Protect it in the winter cold. The fragrant sage-scented foliage is ovate and dark green. It has serrated edges and velvety hairs. It produces tall red-brown spikes up to 2ft or 60cm with small red flowers ...

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Papaver rhoeas

Papaver rhoeas near Jermuk

Papaver rhoeas is also known as the Papaver vulgaris, Papaver arvaticum, Common Poppy, Corn Poppy, African Rose, Corn Rose, Field Poppy, Flanders Poppy, or Red Poppy. Rhoeas means red in greek. It is part of the Papaveraceae family of plants. It is a herbaceous annual plant. Papaver rhoeas was adopted as a symbol of dead soldiers after World War I. Papaver rhoeas was known as an agricultural weed. But it ...

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Tulipa sprengeri

Tulipa sprengeri

Tulipa sprengeri is also known as Sprenger Tulip or Tulipa brachyanthera Frey. It is part of the Liliaceae family of plants. It is native to Western Eurasia. Tulipa sprengeri has bright green, linear-lanceolate, channeled leaves. Tulipa sprengeri flower stems can grow to 40cm 16in tall. Each bulb produces one flower. Tulipa sprengeri flower is bright red the tepals are long and pointed, the outside petals are more brownish and shorter, ...

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Papaver orientale

Papaver orientale

Papaver orientale is also known as Oriental Poppy. It is native to the Caucasus and northern Iran. Papaver orientale is a clump-forming perennial plant. It belongs to the Papaveraceae family of plants. It has bright green hairy leaves that are finely dissected. The leaves appear in spring to help the plant get enough energy for flowering. They die down after flowering. Papaver orientale flowers in late spring into summer. It ...

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Geum ‘Mrs J. Bradshaw’

Geum 'Mrs J. Bradshaw'

Geum ‘Mrs. J. Bradshaw’ is also known as Avens ‘Mrs J. Bradshaw’, Geum quellyon, Scarlet Avens, Chilean Avens, Double Bloody Mary, Grecian Rose or Geum chiloense ‘Mrs. Bradshaw‘. It is part of the Rosaceae family of plants. It is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial. Geum ‘Mrs. J. Bradshaw’ is a cultivar of Geum Quellyon which is native to Chile. It has bright green foliage, which is hairy and forms a rosette of pinnate ...

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Dianthus deltoides

Dianthus deltoides

Dianthus deltoides is native to Europe and Western Asia. It is a herbaceous perennial. It is an evergreen plant. It is part of the Caryophyllaceae family of plants. It is also called the Maiden Pink. Dianthus deltoides is to care for. It can grow to about 30cm or 12in tall. The foliage is narrow and bright green. Dianthus deltoides create a matt of green which during summer gets covered with ...

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