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Papaver rupifragum 'Double Tangerine Gem'

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Family: Papaveraceae (pa-pav-er-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Papaver (puh-PAY-ver) (Info)
Species: rupifragum (roo-py-FRAG-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Double Tangerine Gem

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Orange

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Gabrielle On Feb 28, 2007, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

Best in areas where summers are cool or dry; not a good choice for humid regions. Blooms May-August in my garden.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Anchorage, Alaska
Chicago, Illinois
Washington, Illinois
Barbourville, Kentucky
Cleveland, Ohio
Salt Lake City, Utah



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