Macleaya microcarpa 'Kelway's Coral Plume'

The airy, copper flowers and bronze-silver leaves of macleaya are one of the great things for a summer border and vase. More
1 x 9cm plant 200700-1 £4.95 Delivery late September
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The airy, copper flowers and bronze-silver leaves of macleaya are one of the great things for a summer border and vase. Sear the stem end in boiling water for 20 seconds and they last brilliantly. This is a runner though, so take care where you plant it.

Genus Macleaya
Group/Species microcarpa
Variety Kelways Coral Plume
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Plume Poppies
Border Position Back
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Heavy Clay, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 2.1m (7ft)
Spacing 1m (3ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Best in a deep, moderately fertile soil. It needs plenty of space and can be invasive on sandy soils. For the best foliage, provide shelter from cold winds.
Care Tips Lift and divide large colonies in late autumn or spring. Remove seed heads to reduce self-seeding.
Flowering June - July
Vase Life Sear the stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds.
Harvesting Flower production: 2 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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