Moisture retentive soil
Well drained soil
Much loved for its carefree display of bright yellow to golden orange, saucer-shaped flowers over pale green divided foliage, this must be on everyone's list of favourite wildflowers.
Commonly known as the Ladybird Poppy or the Caucasian Scarlet Poppy, slender stems bear large cup-shaped flowers made up of four crimson-red petals each with a distinctive black blotch.
An attractive relative of the cornfield Poppy. Single deep crimson blooms with black blotches in the centre
Highly prized for its knock-out flowers of frilled salmon-orange petals surrounding a dark, almost black centre, it is perfect for injecting impact and interest into an early summer border.
Slender stems bearing green buds rise during early summer, these buds burst to reveal blousy, plum coloured flowers. Each petal with a slightly ruffled margin has a black blotch at its base. The bowl-
One of the prettiest oriental poppies around, with large semi-double flowers of ruffled palest pink almost white petals, each with a reddish purple mark at their base and deep purple frilly centre.
Large, double flowered poppy. Produces very dark purple, almost black flowers throughout the Summer