Definition of Iceland poppy in English:

Iceland poppy

Syllabification: Ice·land pop·py
(also Icelandic poppy)


  • A tall poppy that is widely cultivated for its colorful flowers and suitability for cutting, native to arctic and north temperate regions.
    • Papaver nudicaule, family Papaveraceae
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    • From sixpacks, try calendula, Iceland poppies, pansies, primroses, snapdragons, stock, or violas.
    • Clarkias, Iceland poppies, pansies, and stock can't stand intense summer heat.
    • Interplant pink ranunculus with salmon Iceland poppy and red-purple pansies, and accent with a few yellow and pink English primroses.

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