Poppy Iceland Nudicaule Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Poppy Iceland Nudicaule Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Papaver nudicaule

Item #1033

Perennial (Hardy to USDA zone 2, but is short-lived, lasting 2-3 years.) No flower is quite as lovely as Iceland poppy when the sun shines through the petals. These orange, red, pink, rose, yellow, cream and white blossoms will light up your garden in spring. A tender perennial, it is usually grown as an annual. Attracts bees. Good cut flower. Deer resistant.




Perennial

Full sun

Blooms spring to early summer

12”-24” tall

Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth:
1/8”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
6 seeds
every 6”

Thinning:
When 1” tall,
thin to
1 every 6”


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost or as soon as soil can be worked; or early to mid-fall for bloom the following spring. In mild climates, only fall sowing is recommended.

When to start inside: Not recommended. 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost. Does not transplant well. Sow in individual pulp pots that can be planted directly in the ground.

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