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Papaver orientale 'Karine' (Oriental poppy 'Karine')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Papaver orientale 'Karine'

Other names

Oriental poppy 'Karine'

Genus

Papaver Papaver

Variety or Cultivar

'Karine' _ P. orientale 'Karine' is an herbaceous perennial with finely divided leaves and papery, pale-pink flowers with red and black centres in spring and summer.


Papaver orientale 'Karine' is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pink in Spring; Pink in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Downy mildew Downy mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Root cuttings


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Where to grow

Papaver orientale 'Karine' (Oriental poppy 'Karine') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 1m 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)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Papaver orientale 'Karine'

Other names

Oriental poppy 'Karine'

Genus

Papaver Papaver

Variety or Cultivar

'Karine' _ P. orientale 'Karine' is an herbaceous perennial with finely divided leaves and papery, pale-pink flowers with red and black centres in spring and summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pink in Spring; Pink in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Downy mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Root cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Papaver orientale 'Karine' (Oriental poppy 'Karine') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 1m 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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