Papaver orientale Allegro (Oriental Poppy)

This dwarf herbaceous perennial poppy features orange-red ‘crepe-paper’ flowers with dark basal blotches and dark purple centre stamens atop tall stems on a low mound of grayish-green thistle-like leaves that yellow and wither shortly after flowering. Mats of new foliage appear in fall. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring
1 ft tall x 0.5-0.75 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture

An attractive dense, mound of golden-yellow flowers in spring turn into various hues of red, purple or orange in the cooler weather. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring to early summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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Rounded clumps of densely branched tiny white blooms form a charmingly delicate compact mound. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to fall
2.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
Attracts bees and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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This perennial features large, deep vibrant purple flowers with small yellow signals and ruffled edges that bloom on tall slender stalks with narrow, sword-shaped green leaves. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring-early summer
2.5-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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This perennial features bright green fan-shaped leaves that grow in masses around several spikes of flowers in various shades of pink, purple, blue, red, yellow, and mixed bi-colours. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Salt tolerant
Fragrant

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This perennial features upright stems bearing dark lavender-blue flowers on dark purple calyxes and small green leaves growing in a compact, mounding habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Fragrant

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This perennial features airy spires of lacy lavender blue flowers in purple calyxes on thin white stems. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to mid-fall
1.5-2 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

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This perennial cactus features fleshy flat pads covered in burgundy hair-like bristles, bearing large yellow flowers.

Blooms early summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant

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This herbaceous perennial poppy features scarlet-red ‘crepe-paper’ flowers with dark basal blotches and dark purple centre stamens atop tall stems on a low mound of grayish-green thistle-like leaves that yellow and wither shortly after flowering. Mats of new foliage appear in fall. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring
2-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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