Papaver atlanticum – Cheap perennial plants

£2.50

Orange-apricot flowers on tall wiry stems in the summer and into the autumn.

Very easy plant for beginners.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Description

Papaver atlanticum description

The flowers are an attractive orange-apricot and appear in the summer and on into the autumn.

The foliage is a fern-like, is a blue-grey and is fairly evergreen.

Good for the middle of a border.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.

Good for a flower border or patio

How easy is it to grow:
This is excellent for a border.
Buy cheap perennial plants with confidence because this is trouble free and easy.

Common names: Atlantic Poppy, Double Atlas Poppy, Moroccan Poppy and Spanish Poppy.

Also known as: Papaver rupifragum var. atlanticum

All parts of this plant are poisonous if eaten.

Papaver atlanticum

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dryish stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy. Gently reseeds itself.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Cut off old flower spikes.

Size of plant:

Height 40 cm.
Spread 40 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 5 plants per square metre.

Inexpensive perennial plants, alpines, herbs, wildflowers, and ornamental grasses.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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