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Meconopsis baileyi

Several huge blue flowers grace each stem of this superb spring-flowering blue poppy. The plant needs dappled shade, a cool environment and plenty of moisture to establish well.

At a glance

Common Name
Himalayan Blue Poppy. Syn. Meconopsis betonicifolia.
Type
Hardy perennial
Height
60cm to 90cm
Colour
Blue
Spread Rate
Slow
Flowering
Early Summer
Soil Type
Moist, Normal
Aspect
Part-shade
Pollination
Attractive to pollinators
Awards
RHS AGM Award
Moisture
Needs plenty of moisture while growing

Sue's Notes

Very similar to 'Lingholm' but with slightly wider open flowers and fat seed buds with plentiful fertile seed. The colour is perhaps not quite so deep on first opening, though still a stunning azure blue.

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1 litre pot (Collect Only) 7.50      

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Collect Only
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