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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

MACLEAYA microcarpa 'Kelways Coral Plume'

Commonly known as Plume poppy

Coral-pink flowers, greyish green foliage
Further Reading....

  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - coral pink
  • Height - 2.2m (7ft)
  • Spread - 1m (39in) or more.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - rhizomatous perennial with 5-7 lobed leaves to 25cm (10in) long with rounded, toothed lobes and prominent veins. Produces pendent flowers, each with 8-15 stamens.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold winds
  • Partial shade - tolerates partial shade.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - slugs
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - loose panicles
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - will tolerate most soils.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
2.2m (7ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Average Person
  1m (39in) or more.

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