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Eomecon chionantha

Archive entry 27.10.13

24th September 2006

A really beautiful perennial poppy for the shady parts of the garden. Good foliage and strong spreading rhizomes. The delicate white flowers are the only fragile thing about it.

3rd September 2006

8th April 2007

8th April 2007

23rd October 2013

From eastern China, it spreads vigorously in suitably moist and shady conditions. I moved it into the herbaceous border where it struggled to cope with the invasive grasses. I haven't seen it since 2013 so I think it is now dead.