Argemone mexicana '~Species'

Mexican Poppy, Devil's Fig, Mexican Prickly Poppy

Family: Papaveraceae Poppy


Type Annual
USDA Hardiness range n/a
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Mid Summer
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container
Height 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Spread 12" to 18" / 30cm to 45cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Green, tan
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Sandy
Form Spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Attributes and features Native to North America, naturalizing