Prickly-leafed and prickly-stemmed plants to 3 feet tall, 112 feet wide, with large, showy poppies that bloom mainly in summer. Easy to grow from seed sown in place or in pots (transplant gently). Will reseed and colonize. Provide good drainage. Seed specialists may offer additional species.
- Native to West Indies and probably Central America and Florida.
- Yellow to orange, 112- to 2 inches flowers.
- Yellow Lustre grows 1122 feet tall, has lemony-orange blooms.
- Annual or biennial.
- Western native with white, 2- to 4 inches flowers.