Papaver orientale Fruit Punch
Oriental Poppy Fruit Punch
24-30" tall x 18-24' wide. Fruit Punch Oriental Poppy Mix (Papaver orientale Fruit Punch) is wonderful Thompson & Morgan seed company mixed color blend of Oriental Poppies offers the gardener a showy mix of red, hot pink, bright orange, and plum colored flowers, all with a black center eye. The large flowers are held on sturdy, non-flopping stems. Like all Papaver orientale cultivars, these plants enjoy cold winter climates and are an excellent choice for zones 3 and 4 gardens. These perennial plants are long lived and trouble free. Purchase several plants to get a mix of colors.
|Common Name||Oriental Poppy Fruit Punch|
|Botanical Name||Papaver orientale 'Fruit Punch'|
|Zones||3, 4, 5, 6, 7|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Pink, Red, Orange|
|Mature Height||24-30" tall|
|Mature Spread||18-24" wide|
|Bloom Time||Late spring to early summer|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer, Fall|
|Soil Type||Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil, Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant|
|Ideal Region||Anywhere In The US, Suitable Above 7000 ft|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Spring-Planted Perennial and Bulb orders will ship from February 27-June 30, warmest zones first. Most plant orders will arrive within 3-4 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.
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Q & A
USDA Hardiness Planting Zones
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
- If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
- If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).
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