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PAPAVER orientale 'Allegro'
Allegro Oriental Poppy, Oriental Poppy
Papaver orientale, commonly called oriental poppy, is a clump-forming perennial native to eastern Europe and western Asia that blooms in early summer. The cultivar 'Allegro' is a dwarf selection with magnificent orange-red blooms borne on long stems that dance above toothed hairy leaves. Its foliage dies back after plants bloom and then re-emerges in the fall. Provide these plants with full to part sun and well drained average soil. Plant them in clusters in mixed beds
9 - 1
3 - 9
A1, A2, A3, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Full Sun, Partial Sun
18"-20" / 45.7cm - 50.8cm
Late Spring, Early Summer
Eastern Europe, Western Asia
White, Red, Orange, Pink, Salmon, Coral, Lavender, Orange Red, Dark Salmon
Green, Gray Green, Dark Green
Single, Double, Semi-Double
Bedding Plant, Feature Plant, Mixed Border
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