Papaver nudicaule

Papaver nudicaule

Iceland poppy

Previous scientific name(s): Papaver Miyabeanum

Moderate moisture requirement; full sunlight. Bright yellow-orange to orange-red flowers bloom in the spring on exposed summits of hills at higher elevations throughout the Rockies. An easily established, attractive perennial species recommended for mountain wildflower plantings.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
24 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Average
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
39.70 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
2,780,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow-Orange
Blooming Season: 
Spring