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Papaver orientale ‘Little Patty’s Plum’


Oriental Poppy

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.401.470


Oriental Poppies provide a cheerful display of huge, satiny flowers in late spring and early summer. Plants form a low clump of coarse, hairy leaves, and usually go dormant, disappearing completely by late summer. This is the compact form of P. ‘Patty’s Plum’ and features the same unique, lilac-plum flowers over gray-blue foliage. Because they disappear in summer, place something beside Oriental Poppies that will get bushy later in the season, such as Rudbeckia, Russian Sage, or fall-flowering grasses. Divide in August to September. Flowers are good for cutting, picked just as the buds begin to open. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Papaver orientale ‘Little Patty’s Plum’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Specimen
Flower Head Size
  Large
Height
   25-35 cm
   10-14 inches
Spread
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium












Papaver orientale ‘Little Patty’s Plum’


Oriental Poppy

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.401.470


Oriental Poppies provide a cheerful display of huge, satiny flowers in late spring and early summer. Plants form a low clump of coarse, hairy leaves, and usually go dormant, disappearing completely by late summer. This is the compact form of P. ‘Patty’s Plum’ and features the same unique, lilac-plum flowers over gray-blue foliage. Because they disappear in summer, place something beside Oriental Poppies that will get bushy later in the season, such as Rudbeckia, Russian Sage, or fall-flowering grasses. Divide in August to September. Flowers are good for cutting, picked just as the buds begin to open. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Papaver orientale ‘Little Patty’s Plum’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Specimen
Flower Head Size
  Large
Height
   25-35 cm
   10-14 inches
Spread
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium