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Papaver orientalis Brilliant

Oriental Poppy

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 24-36" (Plant 12" apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower / Accent: Red / Red
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Large paper-thin petals form a bowl around the Oriental Poppy’s dark ornamental centers. Sunlight makes the translucent fiery, vivid red petals of this Papaver positively glow with color. The foliage forms a clump that persists over winter in small tufts. The fascinating attractive seedpods will add a nice touch to dried arrangements. The blossoms are a favorite for butterflies, hummingbirds and bees. Spring Shipping only.

Features to Note:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • For a Sunny Spot

Papaver General Information:

Papaver are breath-taking with their bright shades of reds, pinks, oranges and whites. Robust clumps of ferny foliage support tall stems of translucent delicate blossoms. Best selection for coldest areas (zones 3&4), Not for Gulf states.

Papaver Plant Care:

When foliage declines, around end of July, pull by hand or cut down foliage, new leaves in late summer/fall should be left for winter.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Spring 2015
Plant Code: PABR