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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 2 - 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 - 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
Division
Pollinators: Self
Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
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Oriental Poppy (Papaver orientale) by Paul2032 Jan 5, 2012 10:19 AM 11

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