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Stylophorum lasiocarpum (Chinese celandine poppy)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.45m
Max height
0.45m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Stylophorum lasiocarpum

Other names

Chinese celandine poppy

Genus

Stylophorum Stylophorum

Species

S. lasiocarpum - S. lasiocarpum is a mound-forming, herbaceous perennial with pinnate, deeply lobed, irregularly-toothed, mid-green leaves and leafy stems bearing terminal clusters of bright yellow flowers from late spring to late summer.


Stylophorum lasiocarpum is: Deciduous

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming

Toxicity

Ingestion will cause severe discomfort. Contact with sap may irritate skin.

Flower

Bright-yellow in Spring; Bright-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly.

Propagation

Self-seeds readily in ideal growing conditions. Divide in spring. May be slow to establish after division.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Stylophorum lasiocarpum (Chinese celandine poppy) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.45m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Woodland, Rock, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich soil in full or partial shade. Tolerates dry shade and clay soil. Leaves may scorch in sun. Tends to reseed in optimum conditions,

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Stylophorum lasiocarpum

Other names

Chinese celandine poppy

Genus

Stylophorum Stylophorum

Species

S. lasiocarpum - S. lasiocarpum is a mound-forming, herbaceous perennial with pinnate, deeply lobed, irregularly-toothed, mid-green leaves and leafy stems bearing terminal clusters of bright yellow flowers from late spring to late summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming

Toxicity

Ingestion will cause severe discomfort. Contact with sap may irritate skin.


Colour

Flower

Bright-yellow in Spring; Bright-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly.

Propagation

Self-seeds readily in ideal growing conditions. Divide in spring. May be slow to establish after division.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Stylophorum lasiocarpum (Chinese celandine poppy) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.45m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Woodland, Rock, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich soil in full or partial shade. Tolerates dry shade and clay soil. Leaves may scorch in sun. Tends to reseed in optimum conditions,

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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