Papaver orientale ‘Allegro’
Oriental poppy ‘Allegro’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Allegro’ _ ‘Allegro’ is an herbaceous perennial with finely divided, grey-green leaves. In early to mid-summer, it produces papery, orange-red flowers with black centres and black blotches at the base of its petals.
Orange-red in Summer
Green in Spring; Green in Summer
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Division, Root cuttings
WHERE TO GROW
Papaver orientale ‘Allegro’ (Oriental poppy ‘Allegro’) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Drying, Low Maintenance
Plant in free-draining, fertile soil in full sun. Provide support to flopping stems if necessary.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral