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Meconopsis betonicifolia
Also known as Meconopsis baileyi.
More commonly known as:
Himalayan blue poppy or Tibetan blue poppy
Ratings and Awards
This plant has been given an Award of Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society.

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This plant is a deciduous perennial. This is a rather short-lived perennial and will become established as a perennial only if the flowering stems are removed before flowering in the first year. It will self-seed. It does best in cool, damp conditions and in slightly acid soil.
characteristics
It's shape is described as upright. It grows to a height of 1.2m and 0.5m in width. It has oval foliage that is green. It produces flowers during spring/summer that are saucer-shaped and blue in colour.
conditions and care
This is a hardy plant. This plant is likely to need staking. 


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