Argemone platyceras
CRESTED POPPY, ROUGH PRICKLY POPPY
Papaveraceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 8-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Origins: Mexico

Other Botanical Names: Argemone mexicana var. aculeatissima

Other Common Names: Chicalote Poppy

 
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Argemone platyceras
CRESTED POPPY, ROUGH PRICKLY POPPY
Papaveraceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 8-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: white

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: grey-green or blue-grey; veined silver-grey

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, dry style & cottage designs

Uses: border

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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