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Poppy, Oriental - PAPAVER orientale

Poppy, Oriental - PAPAVER orientale

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Papaver orientale, is a vibrant and iconic perennial that brings a burst of vivid colour and dramatic flair to your garden. Known for its large, striking blooms and distinctive foliage, the Oriental Poppy is a showstopper that commands attention and adds a touch of exotic beauty to any landscape.

Dazzling Blooms: The Oriental Poppy is celebrated for its mesmerizing, large, and bowl-shaped blooms that come in a spectrum of bold and brilliant colours. From fiery reds and oranges to delicate pinks and whites, these radiant flowers create a stunning visual impact, making them a focal point in any garden.

Dramatic Foliage: Complementing the vibrant blooms, the Oriental Poppy features distinctive, deeply lobed, and hairy foliage. The lush green leaves provide an attractive backdrop to the dazzling flowers, adding texture and interest even before the blooms emerge.

Tall and Majestic Stems: With tall and erect stems reaching heights of 24 to 36 inches, the Oriental Poppy stands majestically in your garden. The strong, straight stems not only support the extravagant blooms but also contribute to the plant's overall architectural beauty.

Sun-Loving Perennial: Thriving in full sun conditions, the Oriental Poppy is well-suited for sunny borders, cottage gardens, or as a captivating specimen plant. Its preference for well-drained soil ensures optimal growing conditions and encourages a healthy, long-lasting display of blooms.

Late Spring to Early Summer Blooming: Revel in the Oriental Poppy's breathtaking display during the late spring to early summer months. The fleeting beauty of these extravagant blooms adds an element of anticipation and makes each flowering season a special and memorable occasion.

• Botanical Name: Papaver orientale
• Mature Size: 24-36 inches in height, 18-24 inches in spread
• Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
• Flower Colours: Various, including red, orange, pink, and white
• Light Requirements: Full sun
• Soil Preferences: Well-drained
• Hardiness Zone: 3-7

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