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.Argemone mexicana
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.
Native to south Asia. Each vine needs at least 25 sq. ft., but you can run vines up a fence or trellis...
Mediterranean native reaches 3–6 ft. tall and wide from spring-sown seed. Satiny flowers up to 4...
To 5 ft. tall, 1 1/2 ft. wide. Branching stems are hung with drooping sprays of bell-shaped bright gre...