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Papaver orientale 'Pink Pearl' (Oriental poppy 'Pink Pearl' )

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.45m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Papaver orientale 'Pink Pearl'

Other names

Oriental poppy 'Pink Pearl'

Genus

Papaver Papaver

Variety or Cultivar

'Pink Pearl' _ 'Pink Pearl' is an upright, compact, clump forming, herbaceous perennial with dark, grey-green leaves and short stems bearing large, black-centred, lavender-pink flowers from late spring until summer.


Papaver orientale 'Pink Pearl' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Upright

Flower

Lavender, Pink in Spring; Pink, Lavender in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Downy mildew , Verticillium wilt Downy mildew , Verticillium wilt

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Root cuttings


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Where to grow

Papaver orientale 'Pink Pearl' (Oriental poppy 'Pink Pearl' ) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Gravel, Rock, Wildflower

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained fertile soil in full sun.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Papaver orientale 'Pink Pearl'

Other names

Oriental poppy 'Pink Pearl'

Genus

Papaver Papaver

Variety or Cultivar

'Pink Pearl' _ 'Pink Pearl' is an upright, compact, clump forming, herbaceous perennial with dark, grey-green leaves and short stems bearing large, black-centred, lavender-pink flowers from late spring until summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Upright


Colour

Flower

Lavender, Pink in Spring; Pink, Lavender in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Downy mildew , Verticillium wilt

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Root cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Papaver orientale 'Pink Pearl' (Oriental poppy 'Pink Pearl' ) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Gravel, Rock, Wildflower

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained fertile soil in full sun.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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