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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
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.

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.

From seed.

other notes:
Closely related to Eschscholzia.

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