Common Name: Poppy
Scientific Name: Papaver
Hardiness: herbaceous annual, biennial or short-lived perennial
Papaver somniferum (Breadseed Poppy): source of poppy seeds; annual with red, white or pinkish flowers.
Papaver orientale (Oriental Poppy): perennial with orange, red, white or pinkish flowers.
Papaver nudicaule (Iceland Poppy): short-lived perennial with white cream, yellow, salmon, orange, pink or red flowers.
Papaver alpinum hybrids (Alpine Poppy): short-lived perennial with white to cream, yellow, soft pink or orange flowers.