Meconopsis betonicifolia
Himalayan Blue Poppy

Papaveraceae

Height: 70 - 80 cm

Flower colour: sky blue

Flowering time:  late June - early July 

Sunlight:  part shade

Soil:  humus rich, fertile, well drained, moist 

pH: acid - neutral

Hardiness:  hardy, can be short lived

Plant range: China

 

Not drought tolerant
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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