Celandine poppy is an eastern U.S. native wildflower with attractive leaves and flowers. It prefers moist, shady areas and will naturalize in a site it likes. Leaves are bluish green, deeply cut, and lobed. Summer brings bright yellow, poppy flowers in small clusters. Use in a woodland, border, or rock garden. It may become weedy.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsScalloped, deeply cut leaves and bright yellow flowers. Native to woodlands of the eastern U.S.
CareNeeds moist, moderately fertile, humus-rich soil. in full or partial shade. Direct sun will scorch it.
PropagationDivide in spring, or sow seed in a cold frame in fall.
ProblemsSlugs and snails may attack plants.
- Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8
- Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
- Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
- Bloom Time : Early Summer, Late Summer, Summer
- Moisture : Medium to Wet
- Maintenance : Moderate
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Light : Partial Shade to Full Shade
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
- Flower Color : Yellow