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Mixed Oriental Poppies

A longtime summer favorite, poppies are some of the most dramatic flowers available. Huge crepe-like blooms with dark centers put on a fabulous show. This mix includes dramatic color blooms in shades of orange, red, pink, white, or purple varieties.
  • Zone 3-7
  • Height 24 - 36 inches
  • Bloom Time Late spring
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade

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  • Botanical Name:

    Papaver orientalis mix

  • Height: 24 - 36 inches
  • Ship As: NO. 1 BAREROOT
  • Spacing: 18 - 24"
  • Spread: 18 - 24"
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color: Mixed
  • Foliage Type: Basal light green foliage has a bristly hairy texture. Foliage goes dormant after flowering and returns each fall.
  • Bloom Time: Late spring
  • Flower Form: 4-6" cup-shaped flower has crepe-paper-like, ruffled petals.
  • Planting Instructions: Flowers best in full sun. Dig a hole large enough so that roots do not bend. Plant so that the crown is at or just below ground level. Firm soil around the roots and water thoroughly.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, average garden soil. Does not like wet soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Pruning: Remove spent flower stems, and remove spent foliage after the plant goes dormant in summer. Spent flower stems or sead heads can be removed after flowering, if desired.
  • Winter Care: Mulch the first winter to prevent the plant from heaving from the ground due to alternating freezing and thawing weather. Remove mulch in early spring, before new growth starts.
  • Additional Information: Foliage goes dormant in summer. Avoid wet soils that stay wet in winter.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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