Impressive large crepe papery cup-shaped, salmon-pink flowers with a dark purple eye and black splotches. Thistle-like hairy mid-green foliage. Oriental poppies go dormant early in the summer and re-appear the end of August. The flowers are generally 6-8 in. wide and rise on long stalks clad with thistle-like, silvery-green leaves.
Prefers full sun to very light shade