Papaver orientale 'Pattys Plum'
Also known as
Oriental poppy Overview
This species will produce crinkly, glossy petals which have a silky sheen. The flower size can be immense and some blossoms will grow about 6-8in, they bloom in various shades of pink, red, orange, white. The foliage is deeply cut and will dies back in the summer, The soil should be rich and kept moist during the growing season.
Common problems with Oriental poppy
Other uses of Oriental poppy
Cutting bed, border, wildflower/meadow, flower arranging Spring/Summer interest.