Papaver orientale 'Royal Wedding'

Oriental Poppy

USDA Hardiness Zone 2-7

5-6" exotic white blooms with a dark center.
Its always a nice day for a white wedding!
Hairy foliage emerges early in the spring and quickly reaches maturity.

Height

30-34 Inches

Spread

24 Inches

Color

White

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Will go dormant after it blooms, so plant among other later emerging sun-loving perennials to fill its place.

When to Divide

after flowering, while dormant

Good Companions

Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Columbine (Aquilegia ), Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia), Ozark Sundrops (Oenothera missouriensis), Alpine Pinks (Dianthus ), Avens (Geum ), Dwarf Beaded Iris (Iris )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Crafts
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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