Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

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Yellow horned poppy, Glaucium flavum

Glaucium flavum

HOW TO GROW YELLOW HORNED POPPY

Characteristics of the plant

YELLOW HORNED POPPY

flower

Biannual plant of the Poppy family - Papaveraceae - up to 80 cm. Its name comes from the Greek Glaukos, meaning ashy due to the white ash-like colour of the plant. Stems with yellow latex. Thick leaves; lower ones with long petiole; upper ones unstalked, embracing the stems. Yellow flowers, till 9 cm wide with four petals. The fruit is a capsule, long, curved. In salty, sandy places with much organic debris; river beds, dry paths, dunes, rocky places, etc. It blooms from spring till late summer.

water

Do not soak the soil. Water every two or three days in summer. In a regular way the rest of the year.

gardening pot

As an outdoor plant in fringes, slopes, etc.

weather

In full sun

shovel

Reproduce from seeds in spring.

soil

Any soil with a good drainage and rich in humus.

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