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Yellow Horned Poppy (Glaucium flavum)

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Hardy, summer flowering biennial or short-lived perennial

Description:  Bright golden yellow, poppy-like flowers; bluish-gray, lobed foliage; long, decorative, horn-like seed pods. 
Habit:  Grows 12 to 36 inches high and 18 inches wide 
Culture:  Prefers moderately fertile, well-drained soil and full sun 
Hardiness:  USDA Zones 6 through 9 
Origin:  Europe, North Africa, Turkey 
Attributes:  Deer resistant 
Jefferson Documented 

Thomas Jefferson planted seeds of Yellow Horned Poppy at Monticello in an oval flower bed southeast of the house in 1807.  It is a native of Europe, the Canary Islands, North Africa, and Turkey, which has naturalized along the New England coast as early as the seventeenth century.  The eighteenth-century botanist John Clayton noted it in his Flora Verginica (1739; 1743). 


Arrives in a 4" pot.

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