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Romneya coulteri

Matilija Poppy

Fried Egg Plant
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Romneya coulteri
Principal Common Name Matilija Poppy
Common Name(s) Fried Egg Plant
Synonym
Description A shrubby perennial that sends up shoots from widely spreading rhizomes. In late spring it bears very large papery white flowers with yellow centers that can be 9-10" across.
General Comments Once this plant gets established it can spread by underground rhizomes and become a pest in the garden.
Origin
Nativity California
Height Range 6 - 8 FT
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Medium Green
Leaf Texture
Form Bulb : Shrub
Flower Color White & Yellow
Flower Time Apr : May : June
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun
Soil Preferences Sandy : Well-drained
Watering Preferences
Outstanding Features Flower : Form

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