(bare root in pot with soil, not yet sprouting)
Purple to red-burgundy, ruffled blooms are sure to impress. Flowers prolifically in early summer, then returns for an encore in late summer.
(above description from Dutchbulbs.com)
Botanical Name : Papaver orientale 'Harlem' Ship As : Bare Root Size : NO.1 Suggested Uses: Borders, Perennializing, Showy Flowers, Deer Resistant, Attract Butterfly Flower Color : Red, Purple Flower Form : Ruffled cup-shaped flower Foliage Type : Light green, hairy, dissected and toothed leaves Mature Spread : 18 - 24 inches Spacing: 18 - 24 inches Growing Tips Planting Instructions : Top of plant should be even with soil level and 18 - 24" apart Soil Moisture : Well drained Will Tolerate : Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil Pruning Instructions : Deadhead as necessary to prolong flowering. Winter Care : Mulch +/- 2" Planting Depth :Top of plant should be even with soil level Watering Requirements :Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater. Fertilization Requirements :Once per year Special Care :Not needed
(info from Dutchbulbs.com)