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Dicranostigma (Eastern Horned Poppies) & Glaucium (Horned Poppies)

Eastern Horned Poppies and Horned Poppies are diverse genera from the northern hemisphere with several annual, biannual as well as perennial species with showy bright colored flowers above nicely contrasting bluish green foliage. All are easily cultivated in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. Excellent for the rock garden.
Sow seeds flat on any humus rich, well drained soil from autumn to late spring. Do not cover seeds with soil and keep pots in a sunny and protected spot outside. Carefully transplant seedlings to the final spot as soon as they are strong enough.
All are USDA Climate Zone 6.
20 seeds per package.
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Dicranostigma lactucoides (Eastern Blue-leafed Horned Poppy)

Dicranostigma lactucoides (Eastern Blue-leafed Horned Poppy)

20cm, Eastern Blue-leafed Horned Poppy is a biannual to short lived perennial species with a basal bluish-green leaf rosette and bright lemon yellow flowers on elegant stalks. Native of sunny spots in mountains in the western Himalaya and south-western China. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun. Excellent in the rock garden. IV-V.

Glaucium flavum (Yellow Horned Poppy)

Glaucium flavum (Yellow Horned Poppy)

30 (50)cm, Yellow Horned Poppy is a biannual species with bluish-green leaves and branching stems with orange-yellow flowers followed by elongated seed capsules. It is native of coastal areas throughout the Mediterranean and Western Europe. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun. V-VII.

Glaucium flavum var. aurantiacum (Orange Horned Poppy)

Glaucium flavum var. aurantiacum (Orange Horned Poppy)

30 (50)cm, Orange Horned Poppy is a biannual species and similar to the species it has ornamental bluish-green leaves and branching stems, but with orange flowers in this variety, which are followed by elongated seed capsules. It is native of coastal areas throughout the Mediterranean and Western Europe. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun. V-VII.