Large crepe-paper like salmon pink petals form a bowl around this Oriental Poppy’s dark ornamental centers. Sunlight makes the translucent petals of this Papaver positively glow with color. The foliage forms a clump that persists over winter in small tufts. Fascinating seedpods add a nice touch to dried arrangements. The blossoms are a favorite for butterflies and hummingbirds. Spring shipping only.
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. Attractive seed pods can be used to enhance dried arrangements. Best selection for coldest areas (zones 3&4), Not for Gulf states.
When foliage declines, around end of July, pull by hand or cut down foliage New leaves in late summer/fall should be left in place for winter.