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botanical name:
Papaver nudicaule 'Summer Breeze Orange'
Papaver nudicaule 'Summer Breeze Orange' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Iceland poppy
family:  Papaveraceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Bright orange, cup-shaped flowers with papery petals, born on thin stalks above the deeply cut feathery foliage. Free flowering and compact habit.

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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