Definition of Iceland poppy
1. Noun. Subarctic perennial poppy of both hemispheres having fragrant white or yellow to orange or peach flowers.
Generic synonyms: Poppy
Group relationships: Genus Papaver, Papaver
2. Noun. Old World alpine poppy with white or yellow to orange flowers.
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Literary usage of Iceland poppy
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"The Iceland poppy, P. nudicaule, is the glory of the arctic regions. ... Although the Iceland poppy is perennial, it is short-lived, and is commonly treated ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"Although the Iceland poppy is a perennial, it is short-lived and is commonly ... The Iceland poppy can he easily grown in the border, while the Alpine Poppy ..."
3. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1921)
"Hybrids from the Iceland poppy and another species are now available. They are similar in habit to the Iceland poppy, but taller, stronger, and hardier, ..."
4. Popular Science Monthly (1904)
"From the pale yellow Iceland poppy (Papaver nudicaule) are developed white ... Selecting the Iceland poppy for size alone, flowers three and one-half inches ..."
5. Popular Science News (1902)
"The Iceland poppy is a biennial species, and although introduced in 1759, ... The Iceland poppy is an illustration of the unreliability of common plant ..."
6. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1901)
"The Iceland poppy seed themselves and come up every year, and by leaving some of these in your beds you will get this succession of bloom following the ..."
7. Our Garden Flowers: A Popular Study of Their Native Lands, Their Life by Harriet Louise Keeler (1910)
"... The Iceland poppy is a widely distributed, arctic, perennial species which is found in America as far south as the peaks of the Rockies in Colorado. ..."