Manhattan Oriental Poppy
More Poppies Per Plant!
This gorgeous poppy variety will give you more poppies to love, with a late spring bloom that is repeated in early summer. Manhattan Oriental Poppy features 4 to 6-inch, crepe paper-thin blooms, the satiny petals alive with bright fuchsia shades, and kissed with a splash of black at the base of the petals. The center of the overlapping petals hosts an otherworldly seed pod, its velvety stamens awash with shades of deep purple and a sprinkling of cream.
It's a poppy that begs to be approached for a closer look, alight in brilliant color and ruffled texture. Even the foliage is a delight. The deeply-serrated, silver/green leaves providing accent to the delicate blossoms, held aloft on fuzzy stems that seem to drift on the slightest breeze.
Your Manhattan Oriental Poppy has an upright, spreading nature and is adaptable to a variety of soils. Pollinators love Manhattan, especially hummingbirds which will often be seen humming around its ruffled petals in search of a treat. It's quite hardy, able to adapt to a variety of soils and can even survive some drought conditions. Plant a few in your perennial bed, along a border or even a few in containers where their bright, airy presence can be shown to their full advantage.
Poppies are always beautiful. Even when the flowers have faded, the seed heads can be dried and used in a variety of crafts and flower arrangements. Manhattan Oriental Poppy possess' the usual beauty and versatility of a poppy flower, but has the added advantage of providing not one summer display, but two. Plant a Manhattan Oriental Poppy for a preeminent poppy experience this year!
- Fuchsia flowers
- Repeat bloom
- Deer and rabbit resistant
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Papaver orientale 'Manhattan'|
|Mature Height||15 - 20 inches|
|Mature Spread||18 - 24 inches|
|Soil Type||Widely adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Lavender Pink|