Today’s Featured Flower Photo of the Day:
Oriental Harvest Moon Papaver (Orange Poppy)

Here is today’s featured photo flower presentation. To let the is year shine bright, I am featuring fine photos of flowers, continuing to honor the brighter side of life again this year. Today’s Flower of the day is the Oriental Harvest Moon Papaver (Orange Poppy).

The Oriental Harvest Moon Papaver (Orange Poppy), or the Papaver Orientale Flammea is a is a wonderful oriental poppy variety admired by everyone, refreshing the landscape of any garden. The flowering of this poppy is a truly breathtaking sight with a flowering period is late spring to early summer.. All Oriental poppy is a spectacular herbaceous perennial with many huge single flowers, and this variety has a spectacular, bright, almost fluorescent orange hue, with light reflections and a darker center, that are single–turned upwards, with huge satin petals. The size of the flowers is up to 6 inches in diameter, and the buds are drooping, and when they bloom, they are level off. The flowers bloom for 2 to 3 weeks. The dark green leaves are pinnately dissected, densely pubescent, collected in a basal rosette. The stems are upright, very strong. The Oriental Harvest Moon Papaver (Orange Poppy) makes for great flower beds or borders, you will enjoy it for many years. It should be planted in a lighted place, in soils with good drainage. The distance between plants when planting should be about 18 inches between individual plants. Since poppy leaves wither immediately after flowering, plant it with other perennials, such as dahlias or ornamental grasses. The Oriental Harvest Moon Papaver (Orange Poppy) will hide the inconspicuous poppy leaves, but should not cover the young leaves. The plant is 28 to 32 inches tall and 12 to 24 inches wide. Avoid planting in wide open spaces. Although poppies do not bloom for long, the Oriental Harvest Moon Papaver (Orange Poppy) are easy to grow. And if you cut off the ground part after flowering, you can get a second bloom in late summer. The Oriental Harvest Moon Papaver (Orange Poppy) should be propagated by dividing the bush in August to September. The Oriental Harvest Moon Papaver (Orange Poppy) do not need shelter for the winter.


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Photos taken with a Samsung Galaxy A71 with the factory Quad camera Standard-wide: 64 MP 1/1.72-inch sensor with 0.8µm pixels and 26 mm-equivalent f/1.8 PDAF lens Ultra-wide: 12 MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture lens.

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