Poppy Oriental Orange – Item #249


Dramatic bright orange flowers with distinctive fern-like foliage that disappears after blooming. This hardy and long-lived plant is a must in the perennial border.

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Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: barely cover

Spacing: scatter

Sprouts In: 10-15 days

Thinning: 12″ (30cm)

Start outdoors in a sunny location in early spring two weeks prior to last frost or fall/winter in areas with mild winters. Germinates best in cool weather and well-drained soil. Keep young plants evenly moist and well weeded. Do not fertilize.

Blooms profusely in cooler growing conditions and can rebound in the fall after summer heat. Plants tolerate poor soil and light drought. Remove faded flowers to encourage more blossoms.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Papaver orientale

Height: 2-4′ (61-122cm)

Bloom Period: spring

Type: hardy perennial