Stylophorum diphyllum - Celadine Poppy
Heavily lobed, deep green, silver-backed foliage emerges early in the spring to form a wide-spreading mat. An immense amount of flowers open in April showing off clusters of 4 petaled yellow flowers that continue blooming until June. Plants will quickly colonize shaded areas.
- Thrives in shaded, moist areas
- Perfect for naturalizing in informal settings
- Early bloom is a great nectar source
- Thick foliage provides great cover for garden critters
- Easy to grow with few pest problems
Moist woodlands and stream banks from Pennsylvania west to Missouri and south to Tennessee and Arkansas.
Map Credit: The Biota of North America
Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)
When grown in the wild, an invasive plant called, garlic mustard threatens the Celadine Poppy habitat.
Grows well in average, moist, and wet humus-rich soils.