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Tree Poppy 'Moonlight'

Tree Poppy 'Moonlight'
Botanical name: Romneya coulteri 'Moonlight'
Family: Papavaceae
Plant type: Herbaceous perennial
Ideal planting time: Winter
Size: 1-2m tall x 1.5m wide.
Depth & spacing: Plant 1.5m apart with the crown (where the leaves and roots meet) level with the soil surface.
Aspect: Full sun is ideal. They will grow in light shade but produce less flowers.
Soil: Rich, well draining.
Watering: Keep moist while growing.
Fertilising: Complete fertiliser
Flowering time: Summer
Pruning required: Cut back to the crown each Winter.
Climatic tolerances: Sub-tropical to cool.
Comments: These spectacular flowers produce a sweet fragrance on hot days.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:43 AM
Keywords: Tree Poppy 'Moonlight', plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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