Alpine Poppy - Papaver alpinum

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A tufted perennial with gray green, ferny foliage and papery flowers in shades of yellow, orange, pink and white. Blooms appear above the foliage in summer. Great for the sunny border, rock gardens, or crevices and in Container. Moderately drought tolerant.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Dry Areas
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Xeriscape
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
0-12"
Spread: 
0-12"
Flower Colors: 
Multi-Coloured
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Dwarf Plant
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Plant in moist well drained soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new growth. Cut back spent flowers to promote new blossoms. Cut back plants in fall. Short lived plants but reseeds freely. 

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