The White persian poppy. One of the strongest opium producing poppies which is grown by foreign countries and cut down and made into Herion then shipped to the US. It would be a shame to see it eradicated due to ignorance.
Today, poppies have been linked with Flanders fields as an emblem of people who died in World War I. Maintaining knowledge of these essential facts about how to grow poppies is critical. Plant Oriental poppy where you desire it.
Opium Poppy Papaver Somniferum Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Frank Tschakert
Opium Poppy Breadseed Poppy (papaver somniferum): This looks like the breadseed poppy, the plant from which opium is extracted, and from which poppy seeds (the kind used in baked goods) are taken. Flowers can be single (with a single circle of petals) or double (with loads and loads of petals). The leaves are smooth and have a bluish tint to them. After you have it in your garden, it sometimes reseeds itself year after year.