Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Bloom Color
Pink
Attributes
Easy to Grow
Drought Tolerant
Rock Garden
Water Requirements
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant
Prefers well-drained soil

Papaver orientale 'Miss Piggy'

Oriental Poppy

These have enormous 10" flowers white with a touch of soft pink infused through the ruffled petals. Center seed pod and surroundings dark purple stamens really set off the light pink blooms.

Height:

25-30 Inches

Spacing:

18-24"

Additional:

Summer dormant plant

Hardiness Zone:

3-7

Bloom Time:

May-June

Bloom Color:

Light Pink

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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