Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Alba'
Himalayan Blue Poppy

Papaveraceae

 

Height:  70 cm

Flower colour: white

Flowering time:  mid June - early July

Sunlight:  part shade

Soil:  humus rich, fertile, well drained, moist 

pH: acid - neutral

Hardiness:  hardy, but can be short lived

Plant range: the species is native to China

 

Doesn't tolerate drought
during summer.
Grows best in slightly acidic,
fertile soil. 
Needs support.

Photos and experiences of growing this plant in Iceland are welcomed  in the comments below.

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