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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 Forncett Summer - Papaver Orientale Roots

Papaver orientale

Seed Type Root

Introducing the majestic Papaver orientale Forncett Summer, a towering beauty with vibrant salmon pink petals. This remarkable poppy originates from Forncett St. Mary in Norfolk, England. Its petals boast intricate fringing, keeping a bold, yet delicate, appearance. At the base of each petal, you'll find small black markings, adding a touch of intrigue. For a captivating contrast, consider planting Forncett Summer near May Night Salvia, or Allium Globemaster. The combination of the bright salmon pink poppy alongside the deep hues of purple will create a visually stunning display that is sure to capture attention.

Planting Information

Planting Forncett Summer - 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 Forncett Summer - Papaver Orientale Roots

Aesthetic or Culinary