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botanical name:
Macleaya x kewensis
Macleaya x kewensis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Plume poppy
family:  Papaveraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 2.50m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: buff
stem/bark: grey-green
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 green leaves and creamy buff flowers in loose panicles during the summer.

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

From seed or by division of the rhizomes when dormant. Root cuttings in winter.

Best in back of border.

other notes:
Hybrid of Macleaya cordata x Macleaya microcarpa
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