Papaver orientale 'Princess Victoria Louise'

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Oriental Poppy

USDA Hardiness Zone 2-7

5-6" exotic salmon-pink blooms emerge from interesting buds.
Hairy foliage emerges early in the spring and quickly reaches maturity.

Height

36-48 Inches

Spread

24 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Will go dormant after it blooms, so plant with other later emerging sun-loving perennials that will fill the space.

When to Divide

after flowering, while dormant

Good Companions

Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivanti), Tall Bearded Iris (Iris ), Yarrow (Achillea ), Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris ), Alpine Columbine (Aquilegia alpina), Hybrid Sage (Salvia nemorosa), Peony (Paeonia lactiflora)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Crafts
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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