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 polyanthemos
Annual or biennial. Western native with white, 2 1/2–4-in. flowers.
From the southeastern U.S. Most of these elegant but tough plants, which resemble small shrubs, grow 2...
Native to California, Arizona, Utah, but predominantly found in the California foothills below 4,000 f...
Cornflower blue flowers in dense clusters to 2 in. across on 1–2-ft.-tall stems. Late spring blo...