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Papaver spp.

Common Name(s):
Poppy
Category:
Perennials
Comment:

Iceland poppy and Oriental poppy grow best in cool climates, but may be used as annuals in warmer areas. Fall plantings of Iceland and Shirley poppy produce beautiful flowers in the spring, and are seen as large drifts along North Carolina interstate highways.

Season:
Spring to early summer
Height:
18-24 in.
Flower Color:
Red, pink, orange, yellow
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 2-7
Propagation:
Seed, root cuttings
Exposure:
Full sun to partial shade
Soil:
Well-drained soil
Regions:
Mountains
Origin:
Iceland, Asia
Tags:
pink, sun, white, yellow, perennial, orange, red, partial shade, spring

NCCES plant id: 756

Papaver spp. Papaver spp.