Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Foliage
Bloom Color
Red
Apricot
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Oriental Poppy

The flamboyant, bowl-shaped, silky flowers are a brilliant scarlet with a black eye. Finely divided leaves form highly textured clumps. Great in the front of the garden border or as an exquisite addition to early summer bouquets.

Height:

16-18 Inches

Spacing:

18" (46 cm)

Additional:

Prefers well-drained soil.

Hardiness Zone:

2-8

Bloom Color:

Bright scarlet.

Papaver (pa-pay'-ver)

Family: Papaveraceae · Common Name: Oriental Poppy

Brilliant colors are unsurpassed in the early and midsummer garden. Excellent cut flowers, but they must be cut in the bud stage just as they begin to show color.

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