Papaver 'Queen Alexandra'
- Crepe-like Petals,
- Beautiful Flowers,
- Critter Resistant
(Oriental Poppy) Papaver ‘Queen Alexandra’ presents beautiful, bright, salmon-pink blooms that will create a spectacular display in your perennial garden. Four to five inch wide flowers appear on strong stems from late spring thru early summer. The petals of ‘Queen Alexandra’ have a crepe-paper appearance with a very soft texture and a large black seed capsule center, surrounded by dark purple stamens. These perennials are best planted near other plants since they will go dormant after completing their bloom cycle.
Common Name: Poppy Oriental
Plant Type: Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7What is my zone?
Max Height: 3 Feet
Max Spread: 1 – 2 Feet
Exposure: Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions: Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Flower Color: Pink Shades
Soil Moisture Needs: Moderate
Attributes: Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Dried Flower
Design Use: Border, Structure
Season of Interest (Flowering): Late Spring or Early Summer