Papaver orientale 'Melon Shades' - Diane's Flower Seeds
Papaver orientale
Oriental Poppy Melon Shades
(Papaver orientale)

300 seeds   $3.75 
Papaver orientale Melon Shades

These oriental poppy seeds came from two different poppies in my garden that make a beautiful combination. One has watermelon-pink flowers, and the other is a pretty shade of deep apricot-pink. Of course, they may have crossed in the garden, so there could other shades in between.

Papaver orientale blooms in early summer. The large flowers look wonderful with bearded iris and Hesperis matronalis 'Alba'. Deer resistant. Hardy perennial in zones 3-9.

height 30"                   

Sowing Papaver orientale Seeds

Start seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date. Sow on the surface. Full sun. Spacing 18".


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