Papaver nudicaule – “Iceland Poppy”

Botanical Name: Papaver nudicaule

Common Name: “Iceland Poppy”


Height: 1 Foot

Spread: .5 to 1 Foot

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Bloom: Mar-May


An annual, frost-tolerant Poppy whose large, crepe-paper-textured blooms open in a brilliant assortment of colors ranging from white to pink, yellow, orange, or red. Plants begin blooming in early-winter, are most floriferous in springtime, and continue flowering until hot summer weather arrives; then, they usually expire.

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