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Alpine poppy Overview
This is a short-lived perennial, the leaves are fine greyish leaves. It will bear white or yellow flowers in the summer. This species will prefer a little lime in the soil.
Common problems with Alpine poppy
How to propagate Alpine poppy
Propagate by seed in autumn or spring. Self seeds readily.
P.orientale and its cultivators are best propagated by root cuttings in winter.
Other uses of Alpine poppy
Grown for their cup-shaped flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.