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botanical name:
Hunnemannia fumariifolia 'Sunlite'
Hunnemannia fumariifolia 'Sunlite' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Mexicam Tulip Poppy
family:  Papaveraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.25m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 10
description:
Half-hardy perennial, usually grown as an annual. Glaucous blue-green leaves deeply divided into three linear lobes. Poppy-like, clear yellow flowers with deeper stamens, from midsummer to autumn.

cultivation:
Well drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun. Dislikes winter wet and root disturbance once established. Mostly grown as an annual, particularly in cold areas.

propagation:
From seed.

other notes:
Closely related to Eschscholzia.
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