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Celandine Poppy

Stylophorum diphyllum  • 

Photo: Celandine Poppy

General description

Up to about 40 cm high and bushy with many flowers.  Spring flower of the Eastern Deciduous Forest of USA

Can bloom twice about 3 weeks apart.

Plant requirements

Partial shade; can tolerate some sun but not in full sun in summer.

Loamy soil but can tolerate some clay and a bit of drying out.

Re-seeds easily but not annoyingly.  Exudes a yellow juice if leaves broken.

Maintenance

Low maintenance and beautiful near a border. 

Properties

Height
0 - 30 cm
Color
Soil type
Clay, Loam, Sand
Sunlight
Partial shade
PH
Acid, Neutral
Moisture
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy