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Red Poppy: National Flower of Belgium

Red Poppy: National Flower of Belgium
Brand: Red Poppy
Category: Europe
  • Biological Name: Papaver rhoeas
  • Origin: Europe, Asia, and Africa
  • Height: 30–70 cm
  • Petals: Four
  • Colors: RED
  • Medicine: Sedating syrup

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Biological Name:

The biological name for this flower is Papaver rhoeas.

Color:

The color of these flowers is red.

National Flower of Belgium petals

 

Petals:

The petals are four in number and have a black spot on their base. The interesting part is that the flowers only last for one day. The number of flowers that the plant produces is quite a lot, ranging up to 400. Poppies formed as a result of selective breeding are also pink, orange and yellow in color.

National Flower of Belgium petals

Origin:

The plant is native to many places, including Europe, Asia, and Africa. It grows in warmer climates of Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Africa, Belarus, Pakistan, Turkey and many other countries.

National Flower of Belgium:

The red poppy is the national flower of Belgium

Red Poppy Information:

Red poppies hold a great significance in the Persian literature. They are thought of as the symbol of love and affection. In Urdu literature, they are also a symbol of love and mostly, they are associated with martyrdom. These flowers are a symbol of love for people who gave their lives for love, in the Persian literature.

5 Red Poppy Facts and Uses:

1-Shirley poppy is cultivar species of this plant which is used for decorating gardens.

2-The seeds of this flower are often eaten. The French use the oil from the seeds for various purposes.

3-Sometimes, the seeds of red poppy are also added to bread or they are eaten on their own.

4-Potpourris are cultured using the petals of this flower since it has a dyeing property.

Red Poppy Medicine Uses:

Red poppy was used as medicine in olden times. It was thought to be effective against gout and pains. People also made sedating syrup out of the petals to make children fall asleep.

National Flower of Belgium syrup

Red Poppy Flower Art:

Shirley poppy is used for decorating gardens.

Red Poppy Flower Art

Red Poppy Flower Art

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The red poppy is the national flower of Belgium, Red poppies hold a great significance in the Persian literature. They are thought of as the symbol of love and affection. In Urdu literature, they are also a symbol of love and mostly, they are associated with martyrdom. These flowers are a symbol of love for people who gave their lives for love, in the Persian literature.
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    Wrong image

    Two of the images are Anemone coronaria. A different type of flower.

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    The red poppy is the national flower of Belgium, Red poppies hold a great significance in the Persian literature. They are thought of as the symbol of love and affection. In Urdu literature, they are also a symbol of love and mostly, they are associated with martyrdom. These flowers are a symbol of love for people who gave their lives for love, in the Persian literature.
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