Papaver nudicaule/Iceland Poppy

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Scientific Name: Papaver nudicaule
Common Name: Iceland Poppy
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: This plant is naot as hardy as its name implies and can be grown as an perennial in the southeast US, but is most often grown and an annual here and elsewhere. In cooler climates it serves as a perennial for 2-4 years. Flower color may be white, yellow or orange.