syn. Arctic Poppy
20 - 30 cm
yellow, white or orange
acid - neutral - alkaline
Papaver is a genus of around 100 species in the poppy family, Papaveraceae, native to Eurasia and a few native to N-America. They are drought tolerant plants with a long taproot that prefer full sun.
Seed - sown in March.
Seed not covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.
Self seeds generously. Naturalized in some places in Iceland around urban areas.