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 will grow up to 30 inches in height with a 24-inch width. It 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.