Poppy Seeds - Iceland
Approximate Iceland poppy wildflower seeds per pound: 2,780,000
USDA Zones: 3 - 9
Height: 12 - 24 inches
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Mix
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Loose, well-drained, pH 6.6 - 7.8
Deer Resistant: Yes
Temperature: 55 - 60F
Average Germ Time: 21 - 28 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Do not cover the seed but press into the soil
Sowing Rate: 1/3 ounce per 1,000 square feet or 1 pound per acre
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 12 - 18 inches
Care & Maintenance: Poppy
Iceland Poppy (Papaver Nudicaule) - Iceland Poppy wildflowers are a wonderful source of exceptionally beautiful colors. The Poppy flowers nearly glisten in the sun, and their petals look like crinkled silk. Easy-to-grow from Iceland Poppy seeds, these blooms come in an array of colors. Measuring 4 - 5 inches across, these single Poppy blooms open in shades of white, yellow, orange, pink, rose, and red as well as bi-colors! Iceland Poppies put on a fabulous wildflower garden show, and they are among the best for cutting, due to their durable stems and erect flower position.
Iceland Poppies are used extensively in the southeast by sowing the wildflower seeds in the fall to create a lavish spring display, but the plants are unable to live through the hot summer that follows. In cooler climates, Iceland Poppy plants perform like a perennial for 2 - 3 years. Iceland Poppies prefer full sun and a fertile, well-drained soil. Early flowers during cool weather will be the largest.
Shake 'n Seed - We are now offering shaker bottles filled with our seed starting matrix: rich soil, gardening sand, water absorbing crystals, and starter fertilizer. This not only helps dispense your seed, but it gets it off to a great start! Simply remove lid from shaker bottle, add seed from packet, put back on lid, shake the bottle vigorously for 15 seconds, and then shake your way to beautiful new plants! Use Shake 'n Seed over good quality soil, and then gently water to keep seed moist until it sprouts. Great for ground covers or mass planting flower seeds.