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Meconopsis grandisHimalayan Blue Poppy

Just £3.99

Hardy Perennial
What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
1 Reviews
1 packet (30 meconopsis seeds) £3.99 Despatch: within 24 hours
Description Sowing Delivery Reviews

Sturdy and long-lived with huge flowers 10-12cm (4-5in) across in a wonderful blue, shot with violet on erect stems.


Cottage Gardens, Wildlife Gardens, Woodland Garden

Hardy

Sun or semi shade, Dappled shade

Up to 60cm (23.6in)

Up to 35cm (13.8in)

Greenfingered gardeners

Greenfingered gardeners

1 Packet (30 Meconopsis Seeds) (TM08434)

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Sow from late winter to summer on the surface of a good, gritty, free-draining seed compost. Make sure the compost is moist but not wet and sow very thinly. After sowing seal inside a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 21-60 days at 13-15C (55-60F). If no germination has occurred after this period, place in a fridge and leave at 3-5C for 2-3 weeks, then return to 13-15C (55-60F). Inspect regularly whilst in the fridge and remove immediately if they start to germinate.

At the two leaf stage, transplant very carefully into 7.5cm (3in) pots only very lightly pressing them into the compost. Grow rapidly in gentle warmth and pot into 10cm (4in) pots when about 3cm (1in) across. Grow on in light shade in a humid atmosphere until early August when they can be planted out 1.2-2m (4-6ft) apart in full sun or part shade and a good, deeply dug, rich, moisture retentive soil.

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Reviews

Bright Blue 2012-02-08

I was told by friends and family not to bother trying to grow these as they are very difficult to germinate. Hhm So I followed the instructions on the packet to the letter.............. In the second year the plants flowered and they where stunning. I mean they stole the show. On the shady side of the garden, they where spectacular and should be even better next year. They can be a little fragile though, so keep your cats away if possible. These seeds are well worth a try. Mark