Papaver Patty’s Plum

Stunning cup shaped plum - pink flowers are borne above toothed mid green leaves from May to July.

Month Available: March

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Pink

Suitable For Wildlife: Bees

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade

Season of Interest: Spring

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Flowers

Height / Spread: 80cm x 30cm (32in x 12in)

To maintain the real true plum colouring of this poppy, it is best grown in light shade rather than full sun

Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders

Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Downy Mildew

Plant Care: Remove spent flowers when flowering has finished

Care and Time: Low - spring

Warning: None

Benefits: Unusual colour, eye-catching large flowers, good garden plant

History: Pattys Plum, named after Mrs Patricia Marrow whose compost heap it was found on as a seedling. It was very popular at Chelsea Flower Show in the early 1990's

EU Rights: N/A

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