Papaver orientale Plum Pudding (Oriental Poppy)

This herbaceous perennial poppy features ruffled rich plum ‘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. Moderate 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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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Partial Shade
Moisture 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 small perennial features violet flowers with sepals marked distinctively with a central yellow, or white, and purple striped band. One, sometimes two, violet flowers appear on short slender stalks with narrow, sword-shaped green leaves. Fast growth rate. Dwarf habit.

Blooms mid-spring
0.5 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Drought tolerant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Miniature

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(Westcountry™ Series) This perennial features bright green fan-shaped leaves that grow in masses around several spikes of pea-like flowers bearing bright red keels and deeper scarlet standards. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Salt tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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This perennial features upright stems bearing pale lilac flowers and small, hairy gray-green aromatic leaves growing in a compact, mounding, low-growing habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
0.75-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 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 bright blue flowers on bunched amethyst calyxes, giving it a lush appearance. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to mid-fall
2.5 ft tall x 3-3.5 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 small peony produces semi double scarlet red blooms with ruffled edges and a centre of bright yellow petaloids on foliage that is uniquely fern-like. Moderate growth rate.

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

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This herbaceous perennial poppy features bright tangerine ruffled ‘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. Moderate 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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