Extremely rampantwith large grey .
Except for the fact that it develops too many runners, it is a fine border plant. Also as wall cover, in semi-wild gardens etc.
Will thrive in any reasonably nutritious soil, provided it is not too dry.
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Macleaya cordata syn Bocconia cordata, plume poppy: Height 2-3 m; flowering season mid to late summer. Smallwithout petals, but with white calyxes, from which white or rose-red stamens emerge; arranged in pyramidal clusters. The large are deeply incised and blue green in colour. The plant produces a creamy-white sap. In the garden variety – ‘Kelway’s Coral Plume’ – the stamens are deep rose-red.