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Poppy 'Snow Goose'

Papaver orientale | Oriental Poppy

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

Extravagant ruffled blooms with dark contrasting centres

Ideal for dotting among wispy grasses and late-summer perennials

Make spectacular cut flowers

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Delicate white petals blotched with dark purple-black markings create a lavish display in early summer. This elegant Oriental poppy makes a magnificent display in herbaceous borders. Its large seed heads provide continued interest long after the flowers have faded. The blooms appear upon upright stems above the finely divided leaves which are bristled with coarse silvery hairs.

Plant Poppy ‘Snow Goose’ in sunny borders among other perennials and grasses, where it will attract plenty of pollinating insects to its nectar-rich blooms. A good choice for cut flower gardens too! Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 40cm (16").

Height Up to 60cm (24in)
Spread Up to 40cm (16in)

Hardy Perennial

cottage gardenswildlife gardenscut flower garden

full sunsun or semi shade

Flowering Months

2 bare root plants (kc1724)
6 bare root plants (kc1770)

When growing Oriental Poppies, choose a sunny position in rich fertile, well drained soil. Add plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost to the soil prior to planting, mixing it thoroughly and deeply.
Deadhead faded poppy flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced. Cut back old foliage to ground level in autumn. Lift and divide overcrowded clumps of Oriental poppy in spring.

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