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Himalayan Blue Poppy

Himalayan Blue Poppy

Meconopsis betonicifolia

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We can only grow these as annuals here in balmy Berkshire. Our weather is too hot and dry for them

21 May, 2022


Good picture of it Karen. I do not have luck with these.

22 May, 2022


Lovely - gone to my favourites.

23 May, 2022


They like a cool summer, damp air and dappled shade. They prefer acidic soil as well I think. They are not easy unless you have the right conditions. That’s why they are so popular in Scotland. :)

29 May, 2022

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