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botanical name:
Glaucium flavum
Glaucium flavum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Horned poppy
family:  Papaveraceae
characteristics: annual/biennial, semi-evergreen
height: 0.50m
width: 0.45m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: blue-grey
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: grey
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
The native horned poppy which can still be seen on the East coast of England. Handsome rosettes of blue-grey deeply ruffled leaves above which appear branching heads of lemon-yellow poppies. Curved seed pods follow. Short lived perennial but normally treated as biennial.

propagation:
By seed.

usage:
Good in gravel gardens.

other notes:
Grow wild on shingle beaches

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