Also known as
Arctic Poppy, Poppy
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Iceland Poppy Overview
There are about 70 annuals, biennials or perennials, some of which are semi-evergreen in this genus. They will produce cupped petals of nodding buds. They are fully hardy and will need sun or semi-shade and prefer moist but well drained soil.
Common problems with Iceland Poppy
How to propagate Iceland Poppy
Propagate by seed in autumn or spring. Self seeds readily.
P.orientale and its cultivators are best propagated by root cuttings in winter.
Other uses of Iceland Poppy
Grown for their cup-shaped flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.