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Genus: Papaver.

Species: Papaver bracteatum.

Similar to Papaver orientale, it is a perennial with 1m tall flower stems and 18in long, pinnate leaves. The foliage and stems are covered in white hairs. The flowers, usually red with dark purple centres are 4in. wide, sometimes larger.

Photos of this plant

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