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Oriental Poppy

Botanical Name
Papaver orientale
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
7
Height
2 to 4 feet
Width
2 feet
Flowers
Late spring to early summer: orange-red, white, red, pink
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 2 feet apart
  • Divide only if needed
  • Remove the faded foliage in summer as it declines after flowering
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Beauty of Livermore - scarlet red, 40 inches
  • Watermelon - pink flowers
  • China Boy - orange flowers with white bases
  • Pizzicato - mix of scarlet, orange, salmon, mauve, pink and white blooms

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