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Tree poppy Overview
This lovely evergreen shrub can grow to 3m or more tall. It has leathery grey-green leaves to 10cm long. Profuse, poppy-like golden yellow flowers appear in early spring. These are about 8cm across and are lightly fragrant. The subspecies 'harfordii' can grow to a small tree, with a rounded crown to 6m high.
How to propagate Tree poppy
Softwood cuttings in summer, by seed in autumn or spring. By root cuttings in winter.
Other uses of Tree poppy
Grown for their foliage and showy flowers.