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Papaver - orientale 'Beauty of Livermere' / Poppy

    Papaver - orientale 'Beauty of Livermere' / Poppy


    Papaver Beauty of Livermere is a stunning perennial plant that produces large, rich-red flowers with black centers. The flowers have a crepe-like texture and stand out against the plant's feathery green foliage. This plant is sure to add a pop of color and drama to any garden.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 60-90 cm (24-36 in)
    • Spread: 30-45 cm (12-18 in)
    • Flower color: Red with black centers
    • Flowering period: Late spring to early summer
    • Foliage: Feathery green
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun to partial shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining soil
    • Hardiness Zone: 3

    Papaver Beauty of Livermere is perfect for adding a bold, bright accent to your garden. This plant works well in borders, cottage gardens, and rock gardens. It can also be used to create a stunning focal point in any garden.

    This plant is very easy to grow and requires little maintenance. It is also very hardy and can withstand harsh winter conditions. Its showy flowers attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators to your garden.

    Companion Plants:

    1. Salvia nemorosa: These perennials have showy spikes of purple flowers that complement the bright red of Papaver Beauty of Livermere. They also have similar growing conditions and sun requirements.
    2. Veronica spicata: Also known as spike speedwell, these perennials have long spikes of blue-purple flowers that contrast well with the bold red of the poppies. They grow well in similar soil and sun conditions as Papaver Beauty of Livermere.
    3. Alchemilla mollis: Commonly known as lady's mantle, these perennials have bright green leaves that form attractive mounds and provide a nice contrast to the bright red flowers. They also tolerate similar soil and sun conditions.

    Care Instructions:
    Plant Papaver Beauty of Livermere in well-draining soil in an area that receives full sun to partial shade. Water regularly, especially during dry periods. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage more blooms. Cut back the foliage after the plant has finished flowering to promote new growth.

    Final Thoughts:
    Papaver Beauty of Livermere is a showstopping perennial that is sure to add color and interest to any garden. Its hardiness, low maintenance requirements, and ability to attract pollinators make it a great choice for both novice and experienced gardeners.