(Papaver rhoeas) is aptly named for it once dotted the fields of Europe with its brilliant red flowers.
Other common names for the field poppy include the common poppy, corn poppy
, corn rose, Flanders poppy and red river poppy and amazingly, the seed of the field poppy can remain dormant in the ground for as long 50 years when buried or kept in darkness vegetation.
What could compare to the tissue paper petals of Papaver rhoeas, the corn poppy
, the most pulsating red imaginable?
The field poppy or corn poppy
, Papaver rhoeas, is the poppy of wartime remembrance.
Sometimes I make a cage out of colors, sell to you For the song of corn poppy
which is confined in the cage Refreshes your bereft solitude.
* FIELD POPPY, CORN POPPY
, FLANDERS POPPY, CORN ROSE, RED WEED (Papaver rhoeas).
Arion Golmakani (author); SOLACERS; Red Corn Poppy
Books (Nonfiction: Autobiography & Memoir) $14.95 ISBN: 9780615445267
I am a big fan of the simplered corn poppy
, which seems to return in more abundance than the Shirley poppy,.
(common names include corn poppy
, corn rose, field poppy, Flanders poppy, red poppy).
One of the most poignant images ever to grace a stamp depicts a silhouetted group of struggling soldiers emerging from the centre of a corn poppy
Montana A few deer resistant plants Flower Species Species Approximate Size Reason for Repel Mexican Marigold 20-inches Aromatic/Toxic Black-eyed Susan 2-feet Aromatic Bird of Paradise 5-feet Unknown California Poppy 1-foot Toxic Corn Poppy
2-5 feet Toxic Calla Lily 2-feet Burns Mouth Zinnia 6-8 inches Unknown Common Sunflower 5-foot Coarse Foliage Note: Deer will readily eat and love sunflower seeds after they have ripened.
Welsh part-bred Ch - I & J Williams, Basford Corn Poppy
; Res Ch - Miss S Roberts, Royal View Caprise; Youngstock Ch - Miss S Roberts, Royal View Caprise.