Macleaya microcarpa 'Plume Poppy'

Regular price $5.95

Tax included.

Seeds per packet : 60

An impressively tall plant with cloud like plumes of tiny buff/pink coloured flowers. The glaucous leaves are large and highly sculptural.

Plants can spread vigorously but you can manage this by using a spade to sever roots around the plant from time to time.

Propagate by division late autumn or spring.

Common name : Plume Poppy
Family : Papaveraceae
Type : Perennial

Position : Sun - Part Shade
Soil requirements : Fertile and moist but well draining.
Height : 250cm
Spread : 1.2m

Sowing method : Transplant recommended, start indoors at any time
When to plant : Transplant in spring
Depth : Surface sow and cover very lightly
Germination : 14-21 days (if not germinated after 4 weeks, cold stratify in the fridge for 2-4 weeks)
Temperature : 18-22°C

Spacing : 60cm
Flowers : December-February