Papaver orientale 'Prince of Orange'

Oriental Poppy

USDA Hardiness Zone 2-7

Tissue-paper orange-scarlet blooms with a black eye.
Hairy foliage emerges early in the spring and quickly reaches maturity.

Height

30-36 Inches

Spread

24 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

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

When to Divide

after flowering, while dormant

Good Companions

Dwarf Bolton's Aster (Boltonia asteroides var. latisquama), Four Angled Sundrops (Oenothera tetragona), Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Hybrid Sage (Salvia nemorosa)

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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