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Platystemon californicus

Californian poppy

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Features

  • BloomsApril
  • Height0.1m to 0.35m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.25m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourCream yellow
  • Leaf ColourGreyish green

Description

Platystemon californicus (Californian poppy). A branched spreading annual from California. Bears lance-shaped to linear, hairy, greyish green leaves. Flowers are creamy-yellow.

Characteristics

Annual, Fragrant

Other common names

Cream cups

Origin

USA

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Grow in any light well-drained soil with occasional watering and full sun. It is moderately frost hardy and may be planted in late winter for an early show. You can propagate from seed.

Propagation

Propagate from seed.

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