Romneya genus (Californian poppy). There are about 2 species of summer-flowering, woody based perennials and deciduous subshrubs. They have blue-green foliage with alternate leaves. The flowers are poppy-like with 6-petalled flowers with glossy yellow stamens.
Perennials, Deciduous, Fragrants
Foliage and fragrance flowers.
They will prefer a warm, sunny position with fertile, well-drained soil. Is difficult to establish, resents being moved and in very cold areas roots may need protection in winter. Once established, may spread rapidly.
You can propagate by softwood cuttings of basal shoots in early spring, by seed in autumn (transplanting seedlings without disturbing rootballs) or by root cuttings in winter.
Wilt and caterpillars may be problematic.
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