Papaver rhoeas 'Angels Choir Mixed'

Papaver rhoeas 'Angels Choir Mixed'

Field poppy

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Papaver rhoeas 'Angels Choir Mixed'
  • Common name: Field poppy
  • Plant type: Annual

Height: 75cm

Spread: 10cm

Flower colour:
  • Pink
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Attractive to wildlife, Flowers

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Papaver rhoeas 'Angels Choir Mixed' is a glorious mixture of double-flowered, silky-textured poppies, in a range of soft colours, from white through apricot and orange. They are easy to grow from seed in almost any site, and are suitable for the border or growing in containers. Papaver rhoeas 'Angels Choir Mixed' poppies self-seed profusely, and given the right conditions they will come up year after year in the garden.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Front
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Maintenance: Prefers rich soil, Succeeds on poor soil
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Chalky/alkaline

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

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