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Papaver pilosum ssp. spicatum

Papaver pilosum ssp. spicatum

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  • expected in August

Turkish spire poppy is a very unusual perennial poppy. As the common name suggests, multiple flowers are arranged on tall spires as you would see on a Hollyhock. There may be as many as twelve flowers per stem and upper flowers open first. Orange flowers are the usual ethereal poppy form and texture. Grey-blue buds, stems, and foliage are all heavily fuzzed. Easy to grow in most soil types in full sun.

Zones: 6 to 10

Family: Papaveraceae

Type: Perennial

Height: 18 to 24 in.

Spread: 6 to 9 in.

Exposure: full sun

Soil Conditions: rich, well-drained

Bloom Time: June to August

Bloom Color: softly orange

Native Range: Turkey


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