Poppy Iceland Nudicaule Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Poppy Iceland Nudicaule Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Papaver nudicaule

Item #1033

Perennial (Short Lived). 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. They're drought tolerant, too! A short-lived perennial in USDA zones 2-9, it is usually grown as an annual. Attracts pollinators. Good cut flower. Deer resistant.

Seedling Image


Full sun

Blooms spring to early summer


Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 6"

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. Mild Climates: Fall sowing is recommended.

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

Special Germination Instructions: Lights aids germination; press seeds into soil surface.

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