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Meconopsis 'Lingholm'
Common Name: Himalayan Blue Poppy Family: Papaveraceae (The Poppy Family)

Meconopsis  'Lingholm'
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One of the holy grails of the botanical world, the Himalayan Blue Poppy. 'Lingholm' is a hybrid group between M. 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.

Geogrpahical Origin:

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourYellow 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Arisaema nepenthoides
Primula "'Francisca'/'Green Lace'"
Cypripedium formosanum

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