Flamboyant scarlet blooms, attractive to bees, flower throughout summer above pleasant green foliage.
Month Available: February
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Red
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Flowers
Height / Spread: 90cm x 60cm (3ft x 2ft)
When the poppy flower starts to fade, I cut off the whole stem and am generally rewarded with further flowers.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Downy Mildew
Plant Care: Flowering stems may require support.
Care and Time: Medium - summer
Benefits: Beautiful colour, eye-catching large flowers, good garden plant
History: This is a variety of Oriental Poppy which are native to Caucasus, northeastern Turkey and northern Iran.
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