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Brilliant Oriental Poppy

Papaver orientale 'Brilliant'
SKU: HC014663
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
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Papaver orientale 'Brilliant' (Oriental Poppy) was made famous by New Mexico artist Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings. Papaver orientale Brilliant blooms in late spring with huge scarlet-orange flowers and is an outstanding variety.
key features
Botanical Name
Papaver orientale 'Brilliant'
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7
Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
32-36" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer


32-36" tall x 24" wide (seed propagated). 'Brilliant' Oriental Poppy is a scarlet-orange flower made famous by New Mexico artist Georgia O'Keeffe's beautiful paintings from the 1930s. And no wonder: spring in Santa Fe brings with it drifts of Brilliant Oriental Poppies blooming all over town. Papaver orientale Brilliant will go dormant in summer, so mix these plants into the middle of perennial beds with other tall growing perennials to cover up the browning foliage. Grows well in most soil types including clay. This oriental poppy is an outstanding seed grown variety. 
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