Exposure
Sun
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Bloom Color
White
Yellow
Orange
Attributes
Rock Garden
Long Blooming
Good Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Drought Tolerant
Container
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Photo courtesy of Ivy Garth

Papaver nudicale 'Wonderland Mixture'

Iceland Poppy

Best planted in mass to showcase the myriad of colors such as red, yellow, orange, and white.  It's dwarf habit is attractive in the front to middle of a mixed bed or delightful alone en mass.  Its hairy infloresence and showy seedpods are a nice secondary characteristic.  

Height:

12-18 in

Spacing:

6-12"

Hardiness Zone:

2-7

Bloom Time:

Mid to Late Summer

Bloom Color:

Red, Yellow, Orange and White

Papaver (pa-pay'-ver)

Family: Papaveraceae · Common Name: Oriental Poppy

Brilliant colors are unsurpassed in the early and midsummer garden. Excellent cut flowers, but they must be cut in the bud stage just as they begin to show color.

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