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Papaver Perry’s White
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Papaver Perry’s White
Papaver Perry’s White
Papaver Perry’s White

Papaver Perry’s White
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"Oriental Poppy"

SIZE 1

Good for cutting

Perfect for pots

Loved by pollinators

RHS Award of Garden Merit

Packed in peat-free compost

Hardy throughout the UK

£5.95
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Papaver 'Perry's White' has large, silken, pure white flowers with large deep purple to black blotches in the centre. These blooms are held on straight stems above a thick clump of long, bristly, mid-green leaves. This bold, showy, perennial will make a bright splash in any bed or border. Although it will tolerate a degree of shade during the day, a spot in full sun is best. Bees and other pollinating insects will love it, too. It’s a hardy plant, that dies back each winter, to re-emerge in the spring. It likes a sunny spot on a moist, well-drained soil!

This old variety is regarded as the first white oriental poppy. These poppies were initially just red but in the early 1900s nurseryman Amos Perry was keen to breed other colours into them. He succeeded with various pinks but a white form alluded him. Then, one of his customers, sent him an irate letter saying that one of the poppies, was supposed to be pink, came out as a "nasty fat, white one". Amos hurried along and swapped the white poppy with something more to the customer’s taste, and Papaver orientale 'Perry's White' had been found… at last!

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Colour:

White + near-black centre

Height:

70-120 cm / 28-48"

Planting season:

Spring

Flowering time:

Summer

Botanical name:

Papaver orientale 'Perry's White'

Light requirements:

Partial shade / full sun

Soil moisture:

Average to moist

Naturalising:

Strong

Perennial:

Yes

  • Plant your oriental poppy in autumn or spring, or at other times when conditions are favourable (not too wet, cold, hot or dry)
  • Grow in full sun or part shade
  • Any soil will do, provided it is well-drained
  • Space the papaver plants 80-90cm / 32-36" apart
  • Deadhead as necessary. This will help to prolong flowering
  • This hardy perennial poppy will die back in autumn every year, to below ground level. Then fresh new growth appears again in spring

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