Shirley poppy
noun Etymology: Shirley vicarage, Croydon, England Date: 1886 a cultivated corn poppy with brightly colored usually white, pink, or red single or double flowers

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  • Shirley Poppy — is the name given to an ornamental cultivar group derived from the European wild field poppy ( Papaver rhoeas ). History The Shirley poppy was created from 1880 onwards by the Reverend William Wilks, vicar of the parish of Shirley in England.… …   Wikipedia

  • shirley poppy — ˈshərlē noun Usage: usually capitalized S Etymology: from Shirley vicarage, Croydon, English, where it was developed : an extremely variable annual garden poppy derived from the corn poppy, typically forming a branched plant, and bearing usually… …   Useful english dictionary

  • shirley poppy — aguona birulė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aguoninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Papaver rhoeas), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, pietvakarių Azijoje ir Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Papaver rhoeas angl. common poppy;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Shirley poppy — a cultivated strain of the corn poppy, having variously colored single or double flowers. [1885 90; after a race of the species selected and named by William Wilks (1843 1923), English horticulturist, of Shirley vicarage, Croydon, Surrey] * * * …   Universalium

  • poppy — poppylike, adj. /pop ee/, n., pl. poppies for 1, 2, 4 7. 1. any plant of the genus Papaver, having showy, usually red flowers. Cf. poppy family. 2. any of several related or similar plants, as the California poppy or the prickly poppy. 3. an… …   Universalium

  • Shirley, London — infobox UK place country = England map type = Greater London region= London population= official name= Shirley london borough= Croydon constituency westminster= Croydon Central post town= CROYDON postcode area= CR postcode district= CR0 dial code …   Wikipedia

  • Poppy Z. Brite — Infobox writer | caption = Photo by J.K. Potter birthname = Melissa Ann Brite birthdate = birth date and age|1967|5|25 birthplace = New Orleans, Louisiana occupation = Novelist, writer period = 1985 Current notableworks = Lost Souls (1992)… …   Wikipedia

  • Shirley Eaton — Infobox actor name = Shirley Eaton caption = Shirley Eaton birthname = Shirley Eaton birthdate = Birth date and age|1937|1|13 location = London, England deathdate = deathplace = Shirley Eaton (born January 13 1937) is an English actress who… …   Wikipedia

  • poppy — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bloom, blossom, herb; see drug 2 , flower 1 , 2 . Varieties of poppies include: opium, corn, Iceland, black, California, field, garden, yellow horned, long headed, Mexican, Oriental, prickly, red, Shirley, seaside, dwarf …   English dictionary for students

  • Corn poppy — Taxobox name = Corn Poppy image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Papaverales familia = Papaveraceae genus = Papaver species = P. rhoeas binomial = Papaver rhoeas binomial authority = L.The Corn …   Wikipedia

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