The Himalayan blue poppy is a horticultural holy grail. Meconopsis 'Lingholm' is one of the best blue poppies for the garden.
One of the holy grails of the botanical world, the Himalayan Blue Poppy. 'Lingholm' is a hybrid group between Meconopsis betonicifolia and M. grandis. The flowers are from three to five inches across in pale to deep sky blue and sometimes with purple flushes in young petals. Prefers peaty, well-drained soil that is kept evenly moist in summer and bright but indirect light. Prefers regions with cool summers and resents heat and humidity.
Common Name: Himalayan Blue Poppy
Family: Papaveraceae (The Poppy Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Blue
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: High altitudes, almost at he limit for alpine plants, where they enjoy cool summers.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas
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