Native to central and North America. Prickly-leafed and prickly-stemmed plants to 3 ft. tall, 1 1/2 ft. wide, with large, showy poppies that bloom mainly in summer. Easy to grow from seeds sown in place or in pots (transplant gently). Will reseed and colonize. Provide good drainage. Seed specialists may offer other species.
Native to West Indies and probably Central America and Florida; naturalized in the Southwest and Hawaii. Yellow to orange,1 1/2 to 2 1/2-in. flowers. ‘Yellow Lustre’ grows 1 1/2 to 2 ft. tall, has lemony orange blooms.
Western native with white, 2 1/2–4-in. flowers.
Native to Russia, northern China. Grows 50 ft. tall, 40 ft. wide. Smooth dark green leaves are 3/4 to ...
Yellow-striped foliage in clumps to 4 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide, with silvery white flower plumes to 6 ft. ...
Produces 6–9-in., single to semidouble, golden yellow flowers on 2-2 1/2 ft high plants.