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Papaver orientale 'Manhattan' (Oriental poppy 'Manhattan')

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Time to maturity
2-5 years
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Botanical name: Papaver orientale 'Manhattan'

Other names: Oriental poppy 'Manhattan'

Genus: Papaver

Variety or Cultivar: 'Manhattan' _ 'Manhattan' is an herbaceous perennial with finely divided leaves and papery, lavender pink flowers with a black basal blotches in spring and summer.

Papaver orientale 'Manhattan' is: Deciduous

Flower: Flushed black, Pink in Spring; Flushed black, Pink in Summer

Foliage: Bright-green in Spring; Bright-green in Summer

Habit: Compact

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Specific pests: Aphids

Specific diseases: Downy mildew

General care

Propagation methods: Division, Root cuttings. REGISTER to

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Papaver orientale 'Manhattan' (Oriental poppy 'Manhattan') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Plant in free-draining, fertile soil in full sun. Provide support to flopping stems if necessary.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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