Papaver orientale 'Queen Alexandra' - Oriental poppy

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  • Flowers attract bees

  • Plant for chalk soil

  • Plant for sun

Large, goblet-shaped, salmon-pink flowers with black spots in the centre are produced in early summer. A velvety-black seed capsule is surrounded by purple-black stamens and forms a stunning centre to the flower. 

Prefers a well-drained soil in full sun. Cut back foliage after flowering to promote new growth. May become dormant in summer if hot conditions persist but will reappear in the cooler days of autumn.

Height: 30 - 36 inches / 75 - 90cm                      

Spread: 18 - 24 inches / 45 - 60cm

Contact Us For Availability

Currently our products are only available for collection from the nursery or from us at one of the many shows we’ll be attending. We hope to offer a mail order service from September 2017, but until then please contact us to check stock levels.

Delivery Options

Currently they are only available for collection from the nursery or from us at one of the many shows we’ll be attending. We hope to offer a mail order service from September 2017.

  • Direct Collection From Us

    Either from the nursery or from one of the events we’ll be attending. If coming to the nursery then please call first to make sure we’ll be around. If we are away at an event then collection of orders may not be possible.