PAPAVER nudicaule (Iceland Poppy) is a charming herbaceous perennial with delicate, cup-shaped flowers. The blooms come in a variety of colors, including white, yellow, orange, and pink. The plant typically grows to a height of 12 to 18 inches (30 to 45 cm) and features slender stems and finely cut, fern-like foliage. Iceland Poppies are known for their resilience in cooler climates and are often grown for their vibrant, papery flowers that add a touch of elegance to gardens and floral arrangements.
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Scientific Name: Papaver Nudicaule
Common Name: Iceland Poppy
Plant Type: Perennial
Native Range: Subpolar regions of Asia and North America, Mountains of Temperate China
Height: 12 to 24 "
Spread: 6 "
Habitat: Stony Slopes, River Gravels, Sandy Meadows
Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
Blooming Season: Spring (Late), Summer, Fall
Resistant: Deer, Drought
Characteristics: Fragrant, Showy, Cut flowers
Flower Shape: Cup Shaped
Flower Color: Mix
Water Requirement: Average
Soil Type: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Advantage: Low maintenance
Uses: Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Informal and Cottage