Wood Poppy

Botanical Name: Stylophorum diphyllum

Height: about 30 cm.

Season of bloom: Spring, often with some re-bloom in late summer.

Growing Conditions: Light shade. Woodsy soil, moist in spring.

Wildlife benefits:

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No. Wood Poppy is native to Canada based on two small populations near London. Our seed is garden source.


Similar species: A weedy European relative, Celandine, with much smaller flowers, is often confused with Wood Poppy.

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