Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Oriental Poppy | Papaver orientale

Hand colored engraving by William Curtis. London, 1788. From the collection of the Smithsonian Institution Library
Origin: The Mediterranean, Persia 
Class: Perennial 
Display period: May, June 
Height: 2-4 feet 
Environment: Sun


JulesTX said...

This is a really lovely.

Elizabeth said...

This is beautiful, as are all of the photos you post!