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Zone:  3-8

Height:  75cm [2 1/2ft]

Width:  60cm [2ft]; clump forming

Foliage:  Mint-bright-green, cut-leaved/fernlike textured

Flower:  Blooms April-June; delicate coral shades on papery-petals; large blooms with dark blotches around central boss.

Light:  Full sun best

Moisture:  Average; drought tolerant once established

Soil:  Deep, rich, fertile, well-drained

Garden location:  Mid-border; a great complement to most other colours.  Stunning against a dark background.

Papaver orientale 'Coral Reef' (Oriental poppy)