Definitions for oriental poppy
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an ornamental poppy, Papaver orientale, of Asia, having bristly stems and leaves and showy flowers.
Origin of Oriental poppy:
oriental poppy, Papaver orientale(noun)
commonly cultivated Asiatic perennial poppy having stiff heavily haired leaves and bright scarlet or pink to orange flowers
Papaver orientale is a perennial flowering plant native to the Caucasus, northeastern Turkey, and northern Iran. Oriental poppies throw up a mound of finely cut, hairy foliage in spring. After flowering the foliage dies away entirely, a property that allows their survival in the summer drought of Central Asia. Late-developing plants can be placed nearby to fill the developing gap. Fresh leaves appear with autumn rains.
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