Papaver orientale 'Bonfire'

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Oriental Poppy

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-7

Vivid red blooms open in May to brighten the spring garden. This 'Bonfire' is HOT! Typical Poppy foliage.

Height

28-32 in

Spread

20-24 in

Color

Red

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Interplant with summer blooming perennials. May go dormant in the heat of the summer.

When to Divide

after flowering, while dormant

Good Companions

Asiatic Lily (Lilium ), Tall Bearded Iris (Iris ), Variegated Moor Grass (Molinia caerulea), Peony (Paeonia lactiflora), Fall Aster (Aster ), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Moss Phlox (Phlox subulata)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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