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Papaver rupifragum 'Flore Pleno' (Spanish Poppy)

Spanish Poppy 'Flore Pleno', Double Spanish Poppy, Papaver rupifragum 'Double Tangerine Gem', Papaver rupifragum 'Orange Feathers', Poppy 'Orange Feathers'


Papaver rupifragum 'Flore Pleno' (Spanish Poppy) is a clump-forming perennial boasting a profusion of semi-double, soft orange flowers in summer. Adding cheerful color to the garden, the flowers, 3 in. across (8 cm), are borne atop upright wiry stems and seem to float above rosettes of mid-green, lobed leaves. Tough and easy to grow, Spanish Poppy is drought tolerant and perfect to add long-lasting color to a rock garden or a dry garden.

  • Grows up to 12-18 in. tall (45-60 cm) and 12 in. wide (30 cm). May self-seed and can be short-lived.
  • Prefers full sun and enjoys deep, fertile, well-drained soils. Drought tolerant once established.
  • Perfect for beds and borders, cottage gardens, rock gardens or containers.
  • Keep an eye out for aphids, fungal wilts and downy mildews. Deer resistant.
  • Propagate by seed.

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Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 10
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Papaver - Poppies
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 10" – 1' (25cm – 30cm)
Spacing 12" (30cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 10
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Papaver - Poppies
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 10" – 1' (25cm – 30cm)
Spacing 12" (30cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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