Cotswold Garden Flowers

Sands Lane, Badsey, Evesham, Worcestershire

PAPAVER (Papaveraceae).


PAPAVER ALPINUM

Brightly coloured red, yellow, cream and white poppy flowers above a tufted perennial May-Jun, 25cm. Easy. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ANOMALUM 'ALBUM'

Pure white flowers over bluish foliage Jun-Sep, 30cm. Sun. Short-lived self-seeding perennial. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ATLANTICUM 'FLORE PLENA'

Tangerine double flowers in spring and for much of the year, 30cm. Short-lived perennial but seeds around. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=5.5

PAPAVER COMMUTATUM

Black spotted scarlet flowers May-Aug, bushy 35cm. Annual. (Ladybird.) AGM. (Died - unknown reasons). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER 'FIREBALL'

Short upright fluffy double tangerine-orange flowers May-Jun and Sep-Dec, 25cm. Runs, seems to prefer clay and some shade but very easy to grow. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER 'MAY QUEEN'

Large soft orange double flowers from pendant silvery buds that catch the light. The first to flower, May-Jun, 60cm. Easy. This and 'Fireball' are the only invasive varieties I sell. They can be useful in wilder places. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER MIYABEANUM 'PACINO'

Iceland Poppy. Compact short-lived perennial with chrome yellow fls. May-Sep, 25cm. Easy. Self-seeds mildly. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=6.5

PAPAVER NUDICAULE 'CONSTANCE FINNIS'

Large pastel Iceland Poppies May-Jul, 50cm. Self-seeding biennial. (Died of old age). Bobs Score=7.0

PAPAVER NUDICAULE 'PARTYFUN'

Bright poppies in orange, red, cream and yellow May-Aug, good for cutting, 30cm. Sun or part shade. (Waiting to be planted). Bobs Score=7.0

PAPAVER NUDICAULE variegated

Creamy yellow variegated leaves and yellow or orange flowers, seeds variegated. Well-drained part shaded. site. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'AGLAJA'

Lovely very large semi-double frilled salmon pink flowers with cherry red shadings, May-Jun (and Sep-Oct), short sturdy plant, 50cm. This is the only one in Bob's small garden. AGM. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=9.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'ATROSANGUINEUS'

(P.orientalis) An old lost and refound variety from Broughton Place, Biggar. Blood red flowers May-Jun sturdy 1.2m. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'BABY KISS'

Short soft red poppies May-Jun in plentiful heads, 45cm. (Not a planted I have owned or grown yet).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'BEAUTY OF LIVERMERE'

Tall sturdy very large red (not orange-red) flowers May-Jun, 1.5m, very striking. Easy. Red goes with anything. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=9.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'BLACK AND WHITE'

Big very black and very white flowers May-Jun, 1m. Easy. AGM. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'BLACKBERRY QUEEN'

Small plum-white flowers with a black centre May-Jun and sometimes Sep-Oct, 60cm. Easy. (All sold). Bobs Score=6.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'BOLERO'

Short. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'CARMEN'

Large slightly pale pure red flowers on short stems and with frilly cut edges like 'Curlilocks', 35cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'CASTAGNETTE'

Abundant small flowers in a soft red on short stems May-Jun, 40cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'CEDRIC MORRIS'

Stunning greyed-pink flowers with large black spots May-Jul, 55cm. Neat and easy. AGM. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'CHARMING'

Pale pink flowers May-Jun, 55cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'CLOCHARD'

Deep coral-pink fringed flowers May-Jun, strong upright stems 60cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'CORAL REEF'

Coral-pink flowers May-Jun, 65cm. No hint of orange. From T&M seed. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'CURLILOCKS'

Cut-edged strong orange-red flowers May-Jun, straight strong stems 80cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'DIANA CLARE'

Large flowers of exquisite and curious pale orange-red, late season June-Jul, neat upright habit and short for me at 60cm. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=9.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'DISTINCTION'

Deep chocolate-maroon flowers on straight stems May-Jun, 80cm. A good colour but the flowers fade quickly in bright light and the stems flop. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'DOMINO'

Pure white flowers May-Jun, 50cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'DOUBLE PLEASURE'

Bright Pink flowers, clusters of seedheads.

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'EFFENDI'

Large clear peach flowers darker towards the margins May-Jun, 100cm. Sturdy plant. AGM. Photographed at the RHS Gardens, Wisley. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'ELAM PINK'

Pale greyed salmon-pink flowers with black spots May-Jun, 75cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'FIREFLY'

Large red flowers with cut petal edges on short stems May-Jun, 40cm. Nice. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'FORNCETT SUMMER'

Sturdy deep salmon-crimson flowers with frilly edges May-Jun, 75cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'GLOWING EMBERS'

Strong upright habit, ruffled petals, red-orange flowers May-Jul, 60cm. Easy in sun or part shade. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=6.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'GOLIATH'

Very very Large red-orange flowers May-Jun and later, stumpy plant 60cm. Easy. Other people grow giant marrows. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'GRAUE WITWE'

White with a hint of plum flowers (like the emulsion paint) May-Jun, 60cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'HARVEST MOON'

Unspotted pale orange (not orange-red) flowers like a rising harvest moon May-Jun, 80cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=6.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'HELEN ELISABETH'

Large pale peachy-pink poppy flowers without a black blotch May-Jun, 80cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'HEWITT'S OLD ROSE'

Clean pale mauve-pink flowers May-June, 75cm. An old lost and refound variety from Broughton Place, Biggar. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'INDIAN CHIEF'

Sturdy mahoghany red flowers May-Jun and later if cut back, 80cm. Easy, Sun. Flowers rarely open. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=1.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'INFERNO'

Short. Orange-red flowers Apr-Jun, 45cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'JOHN METCALF'

Neat round salmon-pink flowers with a small maroon blotch - a lovely combination, May-Jun, 65cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'JULIANE'

Palest pink flowers May-Jun on a short shapely plant, 55cm. Stunning planted next to brownish foliage like Heuchera 'Chocolate Ruffles'. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=9.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'KARINE'

Single blush pink flowers with a maroon blotch on a good shaped compact plant May-Jun, 70cm. AGM. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'KING KONG'

Large red flowers on short thick stems Apr-Jun, 40cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'KLEINE TANZERIN'

Plentiful smaller deep pink and black flowers with extra petals May-Jun and later, GOOD SHAPED PLANT, 55cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'LADYBIRD'

Large deep red flowers with black blotches on sturdy short stems, 55cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'LADY FREDERICK MOORE'

Soft pink flowers May-Jul later than most, 1m. (Alive, but not in the best of health). Bobs Score=7.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'LEUCHTFEUER'

Photographed at the RHS Gardens, Wisley. AGM. (Not a planted I have owned or grown yet).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'LILAC GIRL'

Judged by a colour-blind nurseryman to be lilac-coloured but; large very dark greyed-red flowers May-Jun, 90cm. Easy. This is similar to Mrs.Marrow's Plum but the colour is less muddied and it doesn't fade in the sun. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=9.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'LITTLE CANDYFLOSS'

Plentiful small candy-pink poppies later- Jun, short 50cm. (Not a planted I have owned or grown yet).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'LOUVRE'

Pleated white flowers with faint pink shading into the black centres May-Jun, sturdy, 50cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'MANHATTAN'

Stone-red and grey-purple flowers, May-Jun, 85cm. Strong straight stems, medium-large flowers. New from Elinor v.Konig's breeding programme. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'MARCUS PERRY'

Tall vermillion flowers May-Jun, 80cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=5.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE MATADOR

Short scarlet poppies May-Jun in plentiful heads, 45cm. (Not a planted I have owned or grown yet).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'MIDNIGHT'

Large ORANGE poppies in tall stems,1m. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=6.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'MISS PIGGY'

Fat, frilly pink flowers May-Jun, 60cm. What an appropriate name! The flower looks double - this remains to be seen. (Ordered but never arrived).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'MRS PERRY'

Deep peachy pink flowers with black spots, May-Jun, 75cm. Easy in sun or part shade. AGM. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'ORANGEADE MAISON'

Orange flowers May-Jun, 80cm. Disordered growth. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=6.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'PATTY'S PLUM'

Large plum-coloured flowers May-Jul (and Sep-Nov) on sturdy stems 75cm, Easy. (Syn. P.orientale 'Mrs. Marrow's Plum'). Good planted with Allium 'Purple Sensation'. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'PATTY'S PLUM' VARIEGATED

The leaves had a white edge. (Died - unknown reasons).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'PERRY'S WHITE'

Small greyed white flowers May-Jun, 75cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=5.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'PICOTEE'

Large poppies with white fringed orange petals May-Jun, 65cm. Easy. (All sold). Bobs Score=7.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'PINK PEARL'

Semidouble orange-pink flowers (like 'Effendi') on short stems, Jun, 55cm. (Not a planted I have owned or grown yet).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'PINNACLE'

Orange flowers with a white centre May-Jun, 75cm. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'PLACE PIGALLE'

White flowers with a broad lipstick red edge May-Jun, short and sturdy 45cm. New from Elinor v.Konig's breeding programme. PVR Europe - propagation for resale prohibited. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'PRINZESSIN VICTORIA LUISE'

Large pale peachy pink oriental poppy May-Jun, winter foliage, 75cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'RASPBERRY QUEEN'

My favourite coloured oriental poppy. Excessively pink flowers May-Jun, 75cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'REMBRANDT'

Single orange-red flowers of unusual intensity with a flush of white in the centre, tall strong straight stems, 1m, May-Jun. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'ROSE QUEEN'

Large late flowering bright pink poppies Jun-Jul, 75cm. Easy. An old lost and refound variety from Broughton Place, Biggar. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'ROYAL WEDDING;

White pleated flowers with palest pink flush and greenish undertones May-Jun, 60cm. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'SAFFRON'

Meant to be sharp orange flowers age pink May-Jun, 1m. However, mine is straight orange. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=6.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'SALMON GLOW'

Flowers May-Jul, 75cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE seedlings from 'AGLAIA'

Seedlings from such a good plant might be even better. The parent has very large sturdy coral flowers May-Jun, 50cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE seedlings from 'BEAUTY OF LIVERMERE'

Seedlings from such a good plant might be even better. The parent has sturdy red (not orange-red) flowers May-Jun, 1.2m. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE seedlings from 'FORNCETT SUMMER'

Seedlings from such a good plant might be even better. The parent has sturdy deep salmon-crimson flowers with frilly edges May-Jun, 75cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE seedlings from 'JULIANE'

Seedlings from such a good plant might be even better. The parent has palest pink flowers May-Jun on a short shapely plant, 55cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE seedlings from 'KLEINE TANZARINE'

Seedlings from such a good plant might be even better. The parent has deep pink and black flowers with extra petals May-Jun and later, GOOD SHAPED PLANT, 55cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE seedlings from 'LILAC GIRL'

Seedlings from such a good plant might be even better. The parent has large dark greyed pink flowers May-Jun, 90cm. Easy. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE seedlings from 'ROSE QUEEN'

Seedlings from such a good plant might be even better. The parent has deep startling pink flowers May-Jun, 65cm and is an old refound variety. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'SHASTA'

Large rounded flowers with pure deep pink edges merging to lime-white with a black centre. The width of the pink depends on the season, May-Jun and later, 90cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'SINDBAD'

Tall sturdy unusual orange red with maroon shading in middle, 60cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.5

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'SNOW GOOSE'

Semi-double frilled pink and off-white flowers May-Jun, 60cm. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=9.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'TIFFANY'

Medium-large soft (greyed) maroon-pink flowers with white picotee edges and black middles and one reddish flushed petal on strong straight stems May-Jun, 85cm. New from Elinor v.Konig's breeding programme. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'TURKENLOUIS'

Tall sturdy cut petalled orange-red flowers May-Jun, 1m. Easy. AGM. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE var.BRACTEATUM

(Ladybird) Black and orange-red bracteate oriental-type poppies May-Jun, 60cm. Easy. AGM. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE variegated 'CURLILOCKS'

Smoked white edges to each leaf, feathered very orange-red flowers May-Jun, 70cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'WATERMELON'

Startling large watermelon pink flowers May-Jun, 65cm. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.0

PAPAVER ORIENTALE 'WEDDING DAY'

Large white flowers with a pale purple cross at the heart May-Jun, 60cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER PALESTINUM

Annual self-seeding poppy of ferocious red May-Jul, 25cm (short) and fairly bushy. Easy. (All sold). Bobs Score=7.0

PAPAVER PAUCIFOLIATUM JCA 752 300

A slender oriental type poppy with unblotched brick red flowers May-Jun, 60cm. Caucasus, Turkey. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER PILOSUM

Like Papaver rupifragum FP but with lots of milky white among the soft orange petals May-Jul and later, 60cm. Self-seeds and not very long-lived. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER RHAETICUM

Yellow poppies May-Jul over grey-blue leaves, 20cm. Open site. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=6.0

PAPAVER RUPIFRAGUM

Delicate soft orange perennial poppies (semi-double for me) May-Aug, dusky grey-green foliage, 40cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER SOMNIFERUM 'DANEBORG LACED'

Vermillion and white lace edged flowers May-Jul, glaucous grey foliage, self-seeds. Annual. Like the Danish flag. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=7.0

PAPAVER SOMNIFERUM 'SWANSDOWN'

Full double white annual poppies May-Jul, grey leaves, 70cm. Self-seeds nicely. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER SPICATUM

Lovely large tissue-crinkled true apricot flowers Jun-Jul open determinately down the stems. Soft greeny-grey foliage, 50cm. Unusually, seems to PREFER dryish half shade. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

PAPAVER super poppy 'JACINTH'

Bright shiny lipstick-pinky Flowers May-Jun and again in autumn, sometimes, glossy foliage, 75cm. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER super poppy 'MEDALLION'

Shiny plum-red flowers May-Jul and later, 90cm. Long-blooming variety. (Plant thriving).

PAPAVER TRINIIFOLIUM RCB AM-10

Coral-apricot flowers May-Jul and later, pretty divided blue-white foliage, 45cm. Seed collected by the henge in Syanuk, Armenia. Sunny open site. The Armenian Poppy. (Just Planted).