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Papaver

Poppy

Wielded by man since prehistoric times, Poppies have long been associated with sleep and oblivion, and after the First World War, the Flower of Forgetfulness ironically evolved into a symbol for remembrance. Generally defined by nodding buds, decorative seed heads and solitary fleeting flowers gracing long stems, these sun lovers appreciate a well-drained, somewhat dry position, winter chill, good air circulation and a hard cut after blooming. Plant in mass for best effect.

With an Armenian heritage dating to the 17th century, this “princess” hosts magnificent ample-sized flowers. Crumpled petals in pretty salmon-pink colors are accented by pronounced black patches at their bases. The handsome blue-green clump of hairy deeply cut foliage and long, slightly relaxed stems presents a dazzling display, while big fuzzy buds and bold seed heads add intrigue.

Blooms June

Size: 2' 0" – 2-1/4' high x 15" – 18" wide.

Hardy to zone 3.

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