Papaver nudicaule* (Iceland poppy)

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.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Papaveraceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: 

Mature Height: 12-24 in.

Bloom Color: Yellow-Orange

Bloom Period: May-June

Annual Precipitation:  in.

Drought Tolerance: 

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status:

Fire Resistance:

Fire Tolerance:

Nitrogen fixation:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: No

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: 

CaCO3 Tolerance:

pH Range: 5.0-8.0


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 2,780,000

Seeding Rate: 1-2 PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall

Days to Germination: 20-30


VARIETIES

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