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Eomecon chionantha

Eomecon chionantha
snow poppy
Intriguing buds, mid-March

Common name snow poppy
Family papaveraceae
Life cycle perennial (Z6-9)
Flowers white (spring)
Size 12-18"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes prefers moist soil

Species from China that grows (and spreads) from fleshy rhizomes, from which long-stemmed scalloped leaves arise to form a clump. Nodding white flowers appear on stems that rise just above the foliage in spring.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: foundation border, right-fence nursery area

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