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Papaver orientalis Princess Victoria Louise

Oriental Poppy

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 24-30" (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: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
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 attractive seedpods add a nice touch to dried arrangements. The blossoms are a favorite for butterflies and hummingbirds. 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 in place for winter.

$10.95 ea.
(3+) $10.50 ea.
Spring 2015
Plant Code: PAVL