Papaver orientale 'Plum Pudding'
Papaver orientale 'Plum Pudding'
Papaver orientale 'Plum Pudding'
Papaver orientale 'Plum Pudding'
Papaver orientale 'Plum Pudding'
Papaver orientale 'Plum Pudding'
Papaver orientale 'Plum Pudding'

Papaver orientale 'Plum Pudding'

Oriental Poppy

Papaveraceae

Height

50 - 60 cm

Flower colour

purple - mauve

Flowering time

July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

fertile, well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

grows well if the soil is not too heavy

Plant range

garden variety, the species is native to the Caucasus mountains, NE-Turkey and N-Iran.

Papaver is a genus of around 100 species in the poppy family, Papaveraceae, native to Eurasia and a few native to N-America. They are drought tolerant plants with a long taproot that prefer full sun.  ​

Propagation:


Seed - sown in March.

Seed not covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Grows best in fertile, well drained soil.

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