A picture of a Crested poppy

Crested poppy

Argemone spp.

Also known as

Prickly poppy, Argemony

Full Sun
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Crested poppy

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Crested poppy Overview

A genus containing 32 accepted species of perennials known commonly as prickly poppies. They are native to the Americas and Hawaii and grow best when treated as annual species. Flowers are usually yellow or white with thistley, pointed leaves and deadheading is recommended to prolong the flowering season.

How to propagate Crested poppy

Seed

Propagation is by seeds that are sown outdoors in late spring.