Papaver rupifragum Double Tangerine Gem

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$9.95 ea. (3+ discount) $9.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Fully double orange blooms of overlapping rings of paper-thin silky petals. Ferny, silver-blue foliage is 12" tall. Sunlight makes the translucent petals of Papaver Double Tangerine positively glow with color. The fascinating attractive seedpods will add a nice touch to dried arrangements. This cute little robust plant looks best in a rock garden or edging a hot, sunny border. Spring shipping only.

Details

Item Code: PADT
Type: Perennials
Height: Short 12" (24" in flower)
Spacing: Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Orange
Accent: Orange
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant

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. Deer resistant, Best selection for coldest areas (zones 3&4), Not for Gulf states.

Papaver Plant Care

Prefers loose soil with excellent drainage and can tolerate sandy or rocky soils. Avoid overly rich soils. Division is difficult due to a long taproot. Blooms profusely under cool growing conditions. May go dormant in hot summers. Shear spent flowers to prevent seed set. Cut back after flowering to extend individual plant life. Self seeds freely. 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.