Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Hunnemannia fumariifolia
Mexican tulip poppy

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Mexican tulip poppy-beautiful yellow tulip shaped flowers about the same size as California poppies. Native the Chihuahuan Desert in Mexico. Good bee plant too.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Hunnemannia fumariifolia

Common Name

Mexican tulip poppy

Origin

Non-native, non-invasive

Characteristics

Plant Type

Perennial

Growth Rate

Fast growth rate

Mature Size

2' tall × 2-1/2' wide

Flower Color

Yellow

Blooming Season

Flowers Spring / Summer

Foliage

Evergreen

Wildlife Value

Bees, Butterflies, Songbirds

Climactic Requirements

Light

Full Sun / Filtered Sun

Water

Drought Tolerant / Occasional
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