Wild red poppy flower - a symbol of sleep, peace, and death

Wild red poppy flower

Wild red poppy flower

Interesting Facts and Uses:


  • The bright scarlet color signifies a promise of resurrection after death.
  • In Greek and Roman myths, poppies were used as offerings to the dead.[5] Poppies used as emblems on tombstones symbolize eternal sleep.
  • Red-flowered poppy is unofficially considered the national flower of the Albanians in Albania, Kosovo and elsewhere.


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