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Meconopsis napaulensisSatin Poppy, Nepal Poppy

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

£11.39

Luxurious designer poppy

A musts-have for perennial borders

Sought after red blooms

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Height Up to 150cm (59.1in)
Spread Up to 100cm (39.4in)

Hardy Perennial

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Description
  • Luxurious designer poppy
  • Sought after red blooms
  • A musts-have for perennial borders

This choice plant will need a patient gardener, but the rewards are well worth the wait! Over the course of 3 years, Meconopsis napaulensis forms a spreading clump of bristly basal foliage, which remains attractive and evergreen throughout the winter months. During this time it is flowerless, preparing for maturity when it will produce a single, spectacular display that will be talked about for years to come. When the time is right, the Satin Poppy sends up masses of branching stems filled with variable, cup-shaped blooms that range from pink through to cherry red. As summer ends, the fuzzy seed heads will set and this hardy monocarpic plant will die back; its life-cycle complete.

Meconopsis napaulensis thrives on damp, cool ground in shady corners where it can grow undisturbed. Be sure to save some seed to resow and begin your own fabulous colony. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread: 90cm (36").

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.


1 x 7cm potted meconopsis plant (71362)

How to Grow
Grow Meconopsis in a sheltered spot in semi or dappled shade - a cool, moist woodland situation is ideal, but the Himalayan poppy will also thrive in a moist, shaded border. Meconopsis prefers a rich, moist, neutral to acid, well drained soil that remains moist throughout summer, but does not sit wet in winter.
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Meconopsis poppies particularly dislike dry soils and excessive heat. Water regularly during hot, dry periods to prevent the soil from drying out. In spring, apply a mulch of chipped bark, leaf mould or other organic matter around the crown of the plant.
Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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