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ROMNEYA coulteri

Commonly known as Matilija poppy

Huge white single poppy flowers, heavily scented
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Upright, suckering subshrub. Ovate to rounded, pinnatifid (with lobes) intensely glaucous, grey-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long, with 3-5 lance-shaped lobes. Produces solitary flowers to 12cm (5in) across, with prominent yellow stamens.
  • White
  • Height
    1-2.5m (3-8ft)
  • Spread
    Indefinite
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun

ROMNEYA coulteri

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Produces flowers over a long period in summer. Recommended for the back of a border
    Pests & Diseases
    Caterpillars, verticillium wilt.
    Place of origin
    USA (southern California), northern Mexico.
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  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    Shallowly cup-shaped.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Sub-tropical / mediterranean
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Shelter from cold winds. Provide a dry winter mulch
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