Flowers: April-July & September.  Plant in part or full shade.  HxS 45x45cm

This lovely wood poppy comes from North America and is now endangered in its local habitat.  It is a very hardy tuberous perennial with cup-shaped, poppy-like yellow flowers, on upright stems in late spring and summer.  The leaves are hairy and oak-shaped and the flowers are quickly followed by magnificent hairy seed heads.  It will flower again in September and deserves to be more widely known.  Best grown in a moist soil and a great plant for pollinators.

Care & Maintenance.

Cut back after the first flowering unless you want to collect seed.  Seed is best sown fresh.  The plant can also be propagated by careful division in spring.


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