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Papaver orientale Patty's Plum

Oriental Poppy

$17.95 ea. (3+ discount) $17.50 ea.

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Shimmering 4-6” soft plum-pink ruffled flowers are a welcome color change from the classic red Poppy varieties. Once you see this in bloom, visions of Patty’s Plum will dance in your head.

Plant Papaver Patty’s Plum with larger perennials like Gysophila and Boltonia that will effectively cover the void when the Poppies take a break with the summer heat and enter dormancy. The fascinating attractive seedpods will add a nice touch to dried arrangements. The blossoms are a favorite for butterflies, hummingbirds and bees.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 28-30"
Spacing: Plant 15-18" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: Pink
Accent: Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Papaver General Information

Papaver are breath-taking with their bright shades of reds, pinks, oranges and whites. Robust clumps of ferny foliage support stems of translucent delicate blossoms. Deer resistant and long lived. Poppy flowers resemble silky crepe paper - they are garden stars of the springtime!

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.