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    Patty's Plum

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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: 14-16"
    Planting Depth: 1"
    📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-8
    🦌 Deer Resistant: Yes
    Patty's Plum

    About Patty’s Plum

    Unleash the captivating allure of Oriental Poppies Patty's Plum in your garden. With its rich plum-colored petals and elegant appearance, this enchanting perennial is sure to steal the spotlight.

    • Striking plum-colored petals that command attention
    • Sturdy and long-lasting blooms for extended beauty
    • Low maintenance, making it perfect for busy gardeners
    • Ideal for borders, beds, or containers to add a touch of elegance

    How to plant and take care of Patty's Plum

    • Choose a sunny location with well-drained soil
    • Dig a hole twice the size of the plant's root ball
    • Place the plant in the hole and backfill with soil, firming gently
    • Water thoroughly after planting and maintain moderate watering
    • Apply a layer of mulch around the base to conserve moisture
    • Deadhead spent flowers to encourage new blooms
    • Divide the plant every few years to maintain vigor

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The best time to plant Oriental Poppy Patty's Plum bulbs is during the early fall, preferably in September or October. This allows the bulbs to establish their root systems before the winter sets in. Planting in the fall also provides a period of cold stratification, which enhances germination and promotes healthy growth when spring arrives. It's important to select a location with well-drained soil and full sun exposure to ensure optimal growth and blooming.

    Oriental Poppy Patty's Plum typically takes around two years to bloom after planting the bulbs. During the first year, the plant focuses on developing a strong root system and establishing its foliage. In the second year, vibrant blooms begin to emerge, showcasing the beautiful plum-colored flowers that Patty's Plum variety is known for. It's important to be patient and provide proper care and maintenance during the initial years to encourage healthy growth and ensure abundant blooms in the future.

    To plant Oriental Poppy Patty's Plum bulbs, start by selecting a suitable location with well-drained soil and full sun exposure. Prepare the soil by removing any weeds or debris and loosen it to a depth of around 12 inches. Dig a hole that is approximately twice the size of the bulb and place it in the hole with the pointed end facing upward. Gently cover the bulb with soil, ensuring that it is planted at a depth of about 1 to 2 inches. Water the area thoroughly after planting to settle the soil. Regular watering and mulching can help retain moisture and promote healthy growth.

    Oriental Poppy Patty's Plum is considered toxic to pets, including dogs and cats. The plant contains alkaloids and other compounds that can be harmful if ingested. Symptoms of ingestion may include vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and lethargy. In severe cases, it can lead to more serious health issues. Therefore, it is crucial to keep pets away from Oriental Poppy Patty's Plum plants and to avoid planting them in areas accessible to curious animals. If you suspect your pet has consumed any part of the plant or is displaying symptoms of poisoning, it is recommended to seek immediate veterinary attention

    When planting Oriental Poppy Patty's Plum bulbs, it is important to place them at the appropriate depth to ensure successful growth. The bulbs should be planted at a depth of around 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5 centimeters) in the soil. This depth allows for proper root development while still providing the necessary stability for the plant. Planting the bulbs too shallow can expose them to harsh weather conditions and potential damage, while planting them too deep may hinder their ability to sprout and emerge properly.

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