Papaver Rhoeas, also commonly called corn rose and red poppy, is an annual and biennial herbaceous plant of the family Papaveraceae, of the genus Papaver. The solitary flower grows at the top of a stem with a long peduncle. Its petals are single, semi-double or with double lobes. The color of the flower is crimson, scarlet, pink, claret, jasmine or even bi-colored. It flowers in late Spring and early Summer and is native to Western China and Europe, as well as being found in North America. The flower is showy and vivid, and the entire plant can be used medicinally. Papaver Rhoeas is widely cultivated as a landscape plant as well as for cut-flowers.