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.
Annual in most zones, may persist as a perennial where winters are mild. May also be sold as S. gr...
Longtime favorites for colorful, round flowers, typically in summer and early fall.
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These vary from pea-size types to narrow, 7-in.-long forms, but all are pungent, ranging from mildly h...