Plume Poppy (Macleaya cordata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous

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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2010-07-23
By bonitin
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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2010-07-19
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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2010-07-23
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Location: Northeastern Indiana - Zone 5bDate: 2012-07-23Photographed at the Gene Stratton-Porter State Historical Site
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Location: Northeastern Indiana - Zone 5bDate: 2012-07-23Leaf reverse.
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Location: My garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2014-06-03
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Location: Bide A Wee cottage garden, Northumberland, UKDate: 2016-06-08Underside of leaf
By kniphofia
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Location: Northeastern Indiana - Zone 5bDate: 2012-07-23Photographed at the Gene Stratton-Porter State Historical Site
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
By Joy
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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big plant taking over by wojogirl May 30, 2017 1:04 PM 5
Found a plant in our backyard by Vic12345678 Aug 11, 2016 11:36 AM 3
Plant Id by woodenman12 Jun 8, 2016 9:47 PM 6
Trying to idenitify a strange plant that grew at my old house. by corythomas42 Jun 3, 2016 5:35 PM 14
Macleaya cordata, Plume Poppy by deejay49 Dec 21, 2015 7:30 PM 1
Interesting foliage... by chelle Aug 10, 2012 10:25 AM 3

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