Iceland Poppies Pastel Meadows

Iceland Poppies Pastel Meadows
Iceland Poppies Pastel Meadows
Iceland Poppies Pastel Meadows
Iceland Poppies Pastel Meadows
Iceland Poppies Pastel Meadows
Iceland Poppies Pastel Meadows
Iceland Poppies Pastel Meadows
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Product Description

Iceland Poppies ‘Pastel Meadows’
Papaver nudicaule

One of the most treasured spring flowers we grow, this magical blend of gold, peach, watermelon, blush and white is breathtaking. A citrusy scent and abundant flowering habit stretching from early spring through midsummer make them a highly prized cutting garden addition. Technically considered a hardy perennial, poppies can survive even the coldest winters; but because they don’t do well in high heat they are often grown as an annual or biennial.

Details:
Plant type: annual/biennial
Height: 12-15”
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 100-120 days
Plant spacing: 9-12”
Pinch: not necessary 
Approx seeds per packet: 200

How to Grow:
If you’re growing as a biennial, start seeds in late summer and transplant into the garden in the fall. If growing as an annual, start 8-12 weeks before last frost date and plant out after all danger of frost has past. Seed is very small; bottom watering is recommended until plants emerge.

Harvesting/Vase Life:
Harvest when buds are barely starting to break open. For the longest vase life, immediately after harvest sear stem ends using an open flame or dip in boiling water for 7-10 seconds, at which point you will notice the ends changing color and texture. Place treated stems immediately into fresh water and a one-week vase life can be expected.