Of the two species commonly grown, many people prefer this less-invasive one to the similar macleaya microcarpa. Flowers are not showy, but its large size gives it a dramatic effect. Does not need staking.
Attributes - Macleaya cordata
Plant Type: Perennial
Bloom Season: Early Summer through Early Fall
Flower Color: White
Height: 6 ft. to 8 ft.
Width: 4 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Notes: Thrives in Wet Soil.