Snow poppy

Eomecon chionantha

  • Snow poppy
  • Snow poppy
  • Snow poppy
  • Snow poppy
  • Flower name
    Snow poppy
  • Scientific name
    Eomecon chionantha
  • Alias白雪芥子, Eomecon, エオメコン, スノーポピー, snow poppy, dawn-poppy
  • Place of originChina Eastern
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Snow poppy

Snow poppy, scientific name:Eomecon chionantha , is a hardy perennial of eomecon Papaver native to Eastern China. It is a monotypic genus. Is native to the mountains of damp places. Bloom per stem number wheel white four-valve flowers spring summer Camellia-like. Leaves a butterbur, and similar big flowers and heart-shaped. Margin is wavy loose.

General name: Snow poppy , scientific name:Eomecon chionantha, also known as: dawn-poppy, origin: China Eastern, height: 20-30 cm, color: white, size: 3 cm, flowering period: April - may


  • Order
    Ranales
  • Family
    Papaveraceae
  • Genus
    Eomecon
  • Species
    E. chionantha
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typeHardy Perennial Grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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