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botanical name:
Meconopsis x sheldonii 'Slieve Donard'
Meconopsis x sheldonii 'Slieve Donard' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Poppy
family:  Papaveraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: light blue
main season: Summer
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Large sky blue flowers in early summer.

cultivation:
Requires cool, damp conditions. Grow in a humus-rich moist but well-drained, neutral to acid soil, in partial shade with some shelter from cold winds..

propagation:
By division.

other notes:
Hybrid of Mecanopsis betonicifolia x Mecanopsis grandis.

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