Papaver pilosum (Papaver, Poppy)
Papaver pilosum - Cultivation Notes
Perennial poppy prefers a sheltered position in full sun, flourishing on any well drained, fertile garden soil including relatively chalky soils. After flowering cut back foliage to encourage a new flush of attractive leaves for late summer. Divide in autumn / spring every 3 -5 years and mulch occasionally in winter to feed.
Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage
Strengths of Papaver pilosum:
Weaknesses of Papaver pilosum
- Sun loving drought tolerant plant
- Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations