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Papaver orientale 'Flamenco Dancer'

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The 4- to 6-inch-wide blooms of 'Flamenco Dancer' poppy stand out in late spring and early summer with their true red color and fanciful fringes. It is a sport of the popular 'Turkenlouis'. After the flowers fade, this perennial will go dormant, so plant it near neighbors that will fill the vacancy.

CareProvide full sun and well-drained soil.

PropagationDivide in late summer or early fall.

  • Genus : Papaver
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Bloom Time : Early Summer, Late Spring
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Flower Color : Red
  • Characteristics : Showy Seed Heads
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
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  1. barbaramckay 06/10/2014

    how do u harvest the seeds to plant next year

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