Double Orange hybrid Oriental Poppy
Details30" tall x 36+" wide (seed/root cutting propagated). This is an incredible heirloom hybrid poppy. Spreading vigorously by its roots to form large colonies, its late spring-early summer display of huge double orange flowers is spectacular. Give this beauty plenty of room to spread; it's not a perennial for small spaces. The plants go dormant in summer so plant it behind other tall, vigorous summer blooming perennials to hide their unsightly foliage as they go to sleep.
|Common Name||Double Orange hybrid Oriental Poppy|
|Botanical Name||Papaver intermedium|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Mature Height||30" tall|
|Mature Spread||36+" 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|
|Amount of Rain||20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"|
|Ideal Region||Anywhere In The US, Suitable Above 7000 ft|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
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Want more to plant throughout my garden for those surprise pops of cheerful color.
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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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