Oriental Poppy (Papaver orientale 'Allegro') in the Poppies Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 12 to 20 inches (30-51cm)
Plant Spread: 12 to 20 inches (30-51cm)
Leaves: Deciduous
Other: Summer dormant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Red orange
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
Pollinators: Self
Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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