| 'Beauty of Livermere' bears large, crimson flowers, to 8 inches across, each petal with a black mark at the base.
A hardy perennial in cooler areas, this plant is usually short-lived or even treated as an annual in climates where winters are warm. Early spring
flowers sit atop stiff, hairy stems and coarse divided leaves. By mid-summer, plant has dwindled and gone dormant, only to reappear with new foliage in the fall.