Stylophorum diphyllum


Common Name: wood poppy
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): part sun, shade
Light Requirements: Part Sun, Shade
Height:12 to 20 inches
Width:12 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:moist
Soil Moisture:Mesic
USDA Zones:4 to 8
Flower Colour:yellow
Bloom Time:spring
Comments:Blooms for 3 to 4 weeks. Self-sows vigourously. Rare in the wild.
Germination:Seed needs a period of warm, moist stratification followed by cold stratification and will germinate after being shifted back to warm, for example 70°-40°-70°F.
Seed is hydrophyllic, intolerant of dry storage.
Picture Copyright: Thomas G. Barnes @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database