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botanical name:
Meconopsis grandis
Meconopsis grandis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tibetan Blue Poppy
family:  Papaveraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.50m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Summer
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Sturdy perennial producing beautiful, large blue flowers in early summer, on erect stems.

Needs a moist but well drained, peaty, lime-free soil. Best in part shade with shelter from strong winds.

From seed or by division.

other notes:
From the Himalayas. Introduced into cultivation around 1895.
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