Scientific Name: Papaver nudicaule Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:Icelandic poppy, arctic poppy Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:PapaveraceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Canada - northern Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Spatulate, Obovate, Cleft (parted)
Flowers: Flowers solitary, (Floriferous), White, Yellow, Orange, Red, Apr- May- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jun
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Small garden/space, Spring interest
Key ID Features:Leaves mostly basal (some smaller ones alternate up the peduncle), ovobate to spoon-shaped, margins lobed to incised, very hairy, with 3-4 narrow, pointed lobes, blue-green, up to 15 cm long; flowers with four large overlapping petals.