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botanical name:
Papaver nudicaule 'Illumination'
Papaver nudicaule 'Illumination' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Iceland poppy
family:  Papaveraceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: multicoloured
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Large papery flowers with satin-like petals, in a variety of colours, freely produced throughout summer.

Can be treated as an annual or biennial. As its common name suggests, it prefers a cool climate. Grow in light, well drained soil in full sun.

From seed in spring.

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