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Out of Season Mixed Oriental Poppies

Mixed Oriental Poppies

Exotic Blooms!


A traditional favorite in the summertime landscape, exotic poppies feature delicate, crepe-paperlike petals that surround dark centers. Our mix was specially selected to include a range of colors in shades of orange, white, red, purple or pink. Each 4-6", cup-shaped flower stands tall on 24-36" stems that have a bristled, hairy texture and leaves that form a nice rosette at the base. Their somewhat ethereal look makes them a nice complement to shorter, more substantial perennials such as creeping phlox. Poppies are long lived if left undisturbed. For best results, plant in a full-sun spot with well-drained soil. They have very long roots, so a deep hole is required. Hardy in Zones 3-7.

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  • Botanical Name: Papaver orientale
  • Height: 24 - 36 inches
  • Spacing: 18 inches
  • Depth: Plant with crown (where the roots meet) just below the soil surface.
  • Spread: 24 inches
  • Light Required: Partial Shade/Full Sun
  • Color: Orange, Red, Pink, White, or Purple, depending on variety.
  • Foliage: Gray-green, very pubescent foliage.
  • Blooms: Late spring-early summer.
  • Zone: Zone 3 - 8
  • Flower Form: Showy, 4-6 inches across with coarse hairs.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil. Dislikes wet soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: Remove spent foliage after they go summer dormant.
  • Comments: Thrives in cool weather. Attractive, fern-like foliage. Pretty perennial mix. Distinctive crinkled petals.

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