Spring Flowering Bulbs

Papaver orientalis Princess Victoria Louise

Oriental Poppy

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 24-30" (Plant 12" apart)
Bloom Time: 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 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. Attractive seed pods can be used to enhance dried arrangements. 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.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Spring 2014
Plant Code: PAVL