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Meconopsis x sheldonii

Stunning cup shaped true blue flowers above rosettes of hairy green leaves. A stand-out plant if you can give it the correct conditions of moist, partial shade. Hardy. Up to 1m.

At a glance

Common Name
Himalayan Blue Poppy
Type
Hardy perennial
Height
90cm to 1.2m
Colour
Blue
Spread Rate
Slow
Flowering
Early Summer
Soil Type
Moist, Normal
Aspect
Part-shade

Sue's Notes

Himalayan poppies are renowned for being tricky to grow. They like dapped shade and a deep, cool, moist root run. Put lashings of well rotted leaf mould into the planting hole and don't let them dry out in summer.

 
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