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    Mrs Perry

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    🚚 Shipping Starts: Last week of September '24
    📦 Quantity per Package: 1 Bare Rooted Plant

    ☀️ Light Required: Sun
    🌷 Height: 28-30"
    🌸 Blooming Period: Jun - Jul
    🌱 Bulb Size: I (Top Size)
    Planting Distance: 18-24"
    Planting Depth: 1"
    📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-9
    🦌 Deer Resistant: Yes
    Mrs Perry

    About Mrs. Perry

    Revitalize your garden with the enchanting Oriental Poppies Mrs. Perry. Known for their striking colors and elegant appearance, these poppies will add a touch of magic to any outdoor space. With their vibrant petals and captivating presence, they are sure to become the centerpiece of your floral paradise.

    • Captivating beauty: The Oriental Poppies Mrs. Perry boast large, show-stopping blooms in shades of rich coral, drawing attention and admiration from all who see them.
    • Long-lasting charm: Enjoy the beauty of these poppies for an extended period, as their blooms can last for several weeks, providing you with continuous delight.
    • Low maintenance: These poppies are surprisingly easy to care for, requiring minimal effort while still offering maximum visual impact.
    • Hardy and resilient: Mrs. Perry poppies are known for their ability to withstand various weather conditions, ensuring their longevity and continued allure in your garden.

    How to plant and take care of Mrs. Perry

    • Choose a sunny location: Oriental Poppies Mrs. Perry thrive in full sun, so select a spot in your garden that receives at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight.
    • Prepare the soil: Ensure the soil is well-draining by adding compost or organic matter to improve its texture.
    • Sow the seeds or transplant: You can either sow the seeds directly into the ground or transplant established seedlings into your garden bed.
    • Watering: Provide regular watering, especially during dry spells, ensuring the soil remains slightly moist but not waterlogged.
    • Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the plants to conserve moisture, suppress weeds, and maintain a cool root environment.
    • Deadheading: Remove faded flowers to encourage prolonged blooming and prevent the plant from diverting energy into seed production.
    • Winter protection: Apply a layer of mulch in late fall to protect the plants' roots during winter.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    When selecting potting soil for your Oriental Poppy Mrs. Perry, opt for a well-draining mix that provides adequate moisture retention. A suitable potting soil composition can include a combination of ingredients such as loam, perlite, and compost. Loam provides a balanced texture and good drainage, while perlite aids in preventing waterlogging and improves aeration. Additionally, the addition of compost enriches the soil with nutrients and organic matter. Aim for a pH level between 6.0 and 7.0, as Oriental Poppies prefer slightly acidic to neutral soil. It's important to note that Oriental Poppies can thrive in various soil types, so a well-balanced potting soil that promotes drainage and moisture retention will create a favorable environment for your Mrs. Perry.

    Oriental Poppy Mrs. Perry typically does not bloom in its first year. This perennial plant typically focuses its energy on establishing a strong root system during its initial year of growth. The plant will produce foliage in the first season, allowing it to gather nutrients and energy for future growth and blooming. While it may be disappointing not to see blooms in the first year, be patient and provide the necessary care to encourage healthy growth. In subsequent years, once the plant has established itself, you can expect Oriental Poppy Mrs. Perry to reward you with beautiful blooms that will bring vibrant color to your garden.

    Oriental Poppy Mrs. Perry is a perennial plant that comes back year after year. Once established, it will continue to bloom and grace your garden with its vibrant flowers. However, it's important to note that Oriental Poppies can be relatively short-lived perennials, typically lasting about 3 to 5 years. To ensure their longevity, provide proper care and maintenance. This includes ensuring they receive full sun, well-drained soil, regular watering, and occasional fertilization. Additionally, dividing the plants every few years can help rejuvenate them and promote healthier growth.

    To encourage larger blooms on your Oriental Poppy Mrs. Perry, follow these tips.

    • First, ensure the plant receives full sun, as it thrives in bright light.
    • Secondly, provide well-drained soil by adding organic matter such as compost or aged manure. Adequate soil moisture is crucial, so water regularly but avoid overwatering.
    • Fertilize the plant in early spring with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer to supply essential nutrients.
    • Deadhead spent flowers promptly to divert energy towards new growth and encourage further blooming.
    • Lastly, divide mature plants every few years to prevent overcrowding, as this can limit flower size.

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