Oriental Poppy Seeds - Prince of Orange

Oriental Poppy Seeds - Prince of Orange

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $5.49
1 Ounce $41.99
1/4 Pound $112.39 ($28.09/ounce) 33% Savings
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  • Our boldest perennial poppy with a flare for the exotic
  • Perennial; Gorgeous, bold color!
  • Large red-orange flowers bloom in summer
  • Poppy seeds require a cool period of 2-4 weeks to break dormancy, and some gardeners choose to cold stratify their seeds.
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Red
Growth Habit Clumping, Spreading
Plant Height Up to 35 inches
Bloom Season Spring through Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Oriental Poppy Seeds - Prince of Orange

Papaver orientale

Seed Type Heirloom Seed, Open Pollinated Seed
Plant Type Giant

Boasting large and intensely colored blooms, this Oriental Poppy is easy to grow and sun-loving. A double layer of orange-scarlet petals are each dabbed with black giving this bloom a touch of the exotic. A perennial poppy that does well in cooler climates.

Planting Information

Planting Oriental Poppy Seeds - Prince of Orange

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light, Stratification
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 6 to 8 inches
Plant Height Up to 35 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
View our Poppy Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 2,070 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 146,739 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 586,956 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

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