Papaver naudicaule
Papaver naudicaule
Papaver naudicaule
Papaver naudicaule
Papaver naudicaule
Papaver naudicaule
Papaver naudicaule

Papaver naudicaule

Iceland Poppy

syn. Arctic Poppy

Papaveraceae

Height

20 - 30 cm

Flower colour

yellow, white or orange

Flowering time

throughout summer

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

N-America, E-Asia

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.  ​

Propagation:


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.

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