Argemone platyceras


The self-sowing prickly poppy, found in dry roadsides & prairies of Western North America makes it a great selection for greenroofs.


  • Botanical Name: Argemone platyceras
  • Family: Papaveraceae
  • Plant Type: Biennial
  • Plant Usage: Accent
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • Foliage Color: Blueish green
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: Late Summer - Early Fall
  • Winter Interest: Dormant
  • Height: 15"
  • Spread: 6"
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Origin: Western North America
  • Self Sowing: Yes
  • Shade Tolerant: Partial
  • Substitutes: Allium cernuum, Petrorhagia saxifraga,

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