Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Poppy, Iceland

  • Scientific name
    Papaver nudicaule
  • Height
    8 to 12 inches
  • Bloom period
    June
  • Color
    Red, orange, pink, white
  • Light
    Full sun, semi-shade
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Sandy loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Moderate
  • Remarks
    Often grown as annual. Seeds started indoors will flower in first season.