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Stylophorum Diphyllum

Botanical Name:

Stylophorum diphyllum

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Rich, acidic, well-drained soils. Tolerates lime.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Perennials, Native Plant, Wildflower, Herb

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

Solitary or a small cluster of 1.5-2" deep yellow flowers at the top of the stem. Has 4 petals, two hairy sepals, many stamens and a single knobby stigma. Blooms April to June., Usually yellow but can be more of an orange., Flowers 1 to 2 inches across

Fruit

1-inch fruits are bristly blue-green pods, 1 inch

Benefits
Ornamental

Lends brilliant yellow to orange color to shady eastern woods and gardens.

Taxonomy

Order

Papaverales

Family

Papaveraceae

Genus

Stylophorum

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