Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall
Color Pink
Growth Habit Clumping, Spreading
Bloom Season Spring through Early Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Helen Elizabeth - Papaver Orientale Roots

Papaver orientale

Seed Type Root

For a space that just needs a touch of pink, the Helen Elizabeth papaver's delicate blooms and salmon-pink petals do just the trick. After the spring blossoming ends, poppies steal the show in summer gardens thanks to their wide range of colors and shapes. Another tall poppy, Helen Elizabeth papavers can grow up to 3 1/2 feet tall, and are deer and rabbit resistant.

Planting Information

Planting Helen Elizabeth - Papaver Orientale Roots

Planting Season Fall
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth Deep Enough to Cover with 3 inches of Soil
Plant Height 36 to 48 inches
Plant Spacing 12 to 24 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bulb Size No. 1
View our Papaver Planting Guide to learn more.

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Helen Elizabeth - Papaver Orientale Roots

Aesthetic or Culinary