Atlas poppy Papaver atlanticum

Atlas poppy


P. atlanticum is a clump-forming, short-lived perennial, growing to 50cm tall, with rosettes of grey-green, hairy, elliptical, toothed leaves to 15cm long. Saucer-shaped, dull orange flowers, up to 6cm across, are borne on upright, hairy stems from late spring into autumn

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Atlas poppy

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    None needed

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Low Maintenance Flower borders and beds Coastal Rock Garden Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed

  • insectPests

    Generally trouble free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally trouble free