Poppy plants and poppy seeds for sale in Australia come from a wide range of species including Papaver, Papaveraceae, Mecanopsis, alpiium, orientale, pilosum, rhoeas, and cristata. And these are just a few.
The two major types of poppy in use in gardens are Meconopsis and Papaver, both species are very attractive with fascinating flowers and many with attractive and decorative seed heads.
Mecanopsis includes the himalayan poppy and welsh poppy, while Papaver includes Oriental poppy, Iceland poppy , Opium poppy, Corn poppy and other species. With shades from white from species such as 'Perry's White' through to dark red 'Brilliant. The blue 'Lingholm' is a much sought after blue flowered Mecanopsis poppy.