Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall
Color Red
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 Harlem - Papaver Orientale Roots

Papaver orientale

Seed Type Root

Prepare to be amazed by the extended bloom season of the stunning Harlem Poppy Papaver orientale. This remarkable variety not only offers breathtaking blossoms but also delights with its reblooming capabilities. The large flowers, adorned in a mesmerizing boysenberry hue, boast striking deep purple blotches and captivating black centers. Held proudly on sturdy stems, they are perfect for creating stunning floral arrangements. Harlem Poppy brings a double delight as it first graces your garden with its blossoms in late spring and then returns later in the summer season for an encore performance. The fuzzy blue-green foliage serves as the perfect backdrop, complementing the vibrant blooms and adding a touch of texture and visual interest to the overall display.

Planting Information

Planting Harlem - 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 Harlem - Papaver Orientale Roots

Aesthetic or Culinary