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Papaver nudicaule ‘Champagne Bubbles’
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Papaver nudicaule ‘Champagne Bubbles’


Iceland Poppy

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.401.240


Iceland Poppies are short-lived perennials that usually self-seed and come back year after year. Plants form a low tuft of light green leaves, bearing large satiny flowers for weeks on end, beginning in late spring. This strain features a wide range of pastel shades and bicolors, with especially large blooms. Good for cutting if stems are picked just as the buds begin to open. Removing faded flowers will encourage more buds to form. Allow plants to set seed. Prefers a well-drained location, and quite drought tolerant once established.

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Papaver nudicaule ‘Champagne Bubbles’


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Creamy Yellow
  Deep Pink
  Light Pink
  Mixed
  Orange
  Red
  Salmon
  White
  Yellow
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Late Spring
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
Foliage Color
  Light Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Massed
Height
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Spread
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None
Growth Rate
   Fast