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Meconopsis betonicifolis Hensol Violet (Himalayan Poppy)


An unusual form of the well-loved Poppy that was first discovered at Hensol, (Castle Douglas), in Kirkcudbrightshire. Large silky mauve blooms are produced above rosettes of hairy foliage during early summer, just perfect for your shady borders, Rabbit resistant. Prefers moist, well-drained soil in part shade. Height 90cm (36"). Spread 30cm (12"). Hardy perennial.
Flower Colour
Lilac

Other
Dappled/Full Shade Loving, Moist Soil, Pest Resistant, Suitable for Container

Hardiness
Hardy Perennial

Category
Perennials

Delivery
April onwards

Flowering Time
Summer

Aspect
Part Shade

Spread
75cm (30")

Height
75cm (30")

Meconopsis

Soil

Cool moist, humus rich, neutral to slightly acidic and well drained.

Position

Partial shade

Cutting

Yes

Flowering

Late spring, early summer.

Additional Information

Open soil up enough to prevent stagnation and rot in winter. Shelter from cold, drying winds. Rabbit resistant. Mulch generously and water in dry summer spells. Propagate by division after flowering. Hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 20 Apr 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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