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Re: Stylophorum diphyllum


Marge wrote:
> ...remove the interesting whitish football shaped seedpods...
> makes the plant continue to
> bloom.  I did it once to a few plants, to see what happened, and had
> those plants blooming almost all summer. 

Marge, that's great!,  will try to remember to do taht this yearand see if
I'm as lucky.  

Kitty

> [Original Message]
> From: Marge Talt <mtalt@hort.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 4/14/2003 12:45:55 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Stylophorum diphyllum  was; Artemesia 'Limelight'NOW
Mugwort
>
> > From: Kitty Morrissy <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
> > Wood Poppy:  Is this Stylophorum diphyllum - aka Celandine Poppy? 
> Big
> > leaves, yellow flower?  I love it and so far it has stayed put, but
> I have
> > heard it to be a thug.
> ---------
> For me, this seeds around a lot, but it's easy to pull if I don't
> want it where it puts itself...I think the amount of seeding around
> may have to do with climate.  In a small garden, in a salubrious
> climate, it could be considered a thug, but I have a lot of ground to
> cover, so welcome it almost everywhere it shows up.  
>
> Actually, even though it seeds around for me, I don't know if I'd put
> it in the thug class...it's nowhere near as prolific as some asters,
> the common violet and a few other things I spend inordinate numbers
> of hours weeding out of everywhere forever.  If one has the patience
> to remove the interesting whitish football shaped seedpods, then that
> takes care of the seeding about.  It also makes the plant continue to
> bloom.  I did it once to a few plants, to see what happened, and had
> those plants blooming almost all summer.  You need to do this before
> the seedpods get mature, which seems to trigger a 'no more bloom'
> mechanism in the plant.  If it can't set seed, it keeps on trying by
> producing more (tho' smaller) flowers.
>
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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