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botanical name:
Macleaya microcarpa 'Kelway's Coral Plume'
Macleaya microcarpa 'Kelway's Coral Plume' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Plume Poppy
synonyms:  Macleaya microcarpa 'Coral Plume'
family:  Papaveraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 2.20m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 8
Grey to olive-green lobed leaves, whitish underneath. Large loose panicles of buff to coral pink flowers, early to midsummer.

Best in full sun but will tolerate some shade. Moderately fertile, moist but well drained soil.

By division of the rhizomes when dormant.

Best in back of border.

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