Macleaya microcarpa 'Kelway's Coral Plume'
Macleaya microcarpa 'Kelway's Coral Plume' - Plume Poppy - Photo courtesy of Sean James Consulting & Design
More About Macleaya microcarpa 'Kelway's Coral Plume'
- AKA Bocconia cordata
- Airy panicles of creamy-white flowers
- Flowers age to a coral colour
- Deeply lobed, large, lily pad-like leaves are gray-green with a whitish-green, hairy undersides
- Bloom Time: July to September
- Flower Size: 30-40 cm
Plume Poppy Growing and Maintenance Tips
Removing unwanted shoots in the spring will help maintain size. Plants spread fairly quickly to form a large patch so it is a good choice for a large border. Clumps can be easily divided in the spring. Best grown in full sun to partial shade in a well-drained soil.
Macleaya microcarpa 'Kelway's Coral Plume' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Average to Dry Soils
Landscape usesWoodland/woods edge