Califonian Tree Poppy

Califonian Tree Poppy - Romneya coulteri
Latin name:
Romneya coulteri

Description: Tall plant with absolutely fabulous plant with huge solitary poppy heads (10-15cm across) consisting of six almost round petals overlapping each other around the central golden stamens. The petals unfold crinkled from smooth buds from mid-summer to early autumn from the terminal ends of long stems. The large, light-grey, hand-shaped leaves are a perfect foil to the flowers.

Hardiness: Fairly hardy once established

2.5 x 2m

Full sun

Soil: Well drained garden soil

Water: Drought tolerant once established

Usage: Best planted somewhere that you can appreciate the showy flowers close up

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