Native to central and North America. Prickly-leafed and prickly-stemmed plants to 3 ft. tall and 1 1/2 ft. wide, with large, showy poppies that bloom mainly in summer. Easy to grow from seeds sown in place or in containers (transplant gently). Will reseed and colonize. Provide good drainage. Seed specialists may offer other species.Argemone mexicana
Annual, native to the West Indies and probably Central America and Florida; naturalized in the Southwest and Hawaii. Yellow to orange, 1 1/2–2 1/2-in. flowers. ‘Yellow Lustre’ grows to 1 1/2–2 ft. tall, has lemony orange blooms and blue-green leaves veined in silver.
Native to North Africa. Grows 1–1 1/2 ft. tall and wide; rather sprawling. Light green leaves. N...
Perennial in Zones 1–24, H1; often grown as an annual in all zones. Native to California and Ore...
Mediterranean native. Old-fashioned favorite grows to 1–1 1/ 2 ft. tall and 10 in. wide. All lea...