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Papaver orientale 'Forncett Summer'

An Oriental poppy with deeply fringed, ruffled petals that hold a real true pigment of bright salmon pink.
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1 bare root (200973-1)

1 x 2 litre pot

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - June
Height
75cm (30in)
Group/Species
orientale
Common name
Oriental Poppy
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
1 bare root
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
Grow in deep, fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

Description

Ruffled petals are deeply fringed and have small black markings at the base of the petals that hold a real true pigment of bright salmon pink.

Care Tips

Provide support to protect from wind and rain. Cut to ground level after flowering and the leaves will quickly grow again to form a backdrop for other plants in the border. Propagate by division in spring.