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Horned Poppy

Glaucium flavum

Also known as

Bruisewort, Caillichí, N Na Trá, Sea Poppy, Seaside Poppy, Yellow Horned Poppy

Glaucium flavum pm01 by Peter A. Mansfeld (CC BY 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size








2 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Horned Poppy Overview

Short-lived perennial species that is frequently grown as a biennial plant. Growing from a central rosette on the ground, foliage is lobed and coloured blue-green. Bright yellow, sometimes orange blooms are produced on branched stems coloured with a grey tinge. These flowers are poppy-like, with wide, spreading petals. Flowers lead onto spiny, green seed pods.

Other uses of Horned Poppy

Dried arrangements, cutting bed, border. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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