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Stylophorum diphyllum/Celandine Poppy

Stylophorum diphyllum / Stylophorum diphyllum
Yellow flowers and deeply lobed leaves
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Yellow flowers and deeply lobed leaves

Natural stand of the celadine poppy

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Scientific Name: Stylophorum diphyllum
Common Name: Celandine Poppy
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: High
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This is a native wildflower of Missouri that self-seeds and naturalized if conditions are favorable. Poppy-like, yellow flowers are produced in spring and early summer. It does best in shaded gardens where soils stay quite moist for most of the time. It cannot tolerate dry conditions as plants will become dormant during periods of drought. No major plant pest reported.