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We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Icelandic poppy Arctic poppy
Iceland poppy yellow Arctic poppy
Papaver can be annuals, biennials or herbaceous perennials with simple or pinnately divided leaves and short-lived, saucer-shaped, 4-petalled flowers which may be solitary or in racemes
P. nudicaule is a perennial usually grown as an annual, with hairy, grey-green, pinnately lobed leaves and solitary, bowl-shaped, fragrant yellow, orange, reddish or white flowers, in summer
N America, E Asia
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a deep, fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. The photo shows Wonderland Series
Propagate by seed sown in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests May be attacked by aphids
May be subject to Verticillium wilt and a downy mildew
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