When Are Oriental Poppies or Icelandic Poppies Available to Plant?

Oriental and Icelandic poppy roots can be cut into 2-inch-long pieces in the fall to grow new plants for spring. They can also be grown from seed, gathering the seeds as soon as the pods are ripe and begin to open, typically in spring or summer, depending upon the variety.

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