Papaver orientale

Oriental Poppy

Garden(s):

Oval, Wall 3

Type:

Perennial

Height:

70-80 cm (28-32 in)

Spread:

30-45 cm (12-18 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Moderate

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

June

Bloom Colour:

Orange, Red, White, Pink

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Clay, Sandy

Notes:

Very large blooms - up to 15 cm (6") across. Short blooming period. Plants will go dormant during part of the summer. Locate where other neighbouring plants will fill in gaps.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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