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  • himalayan blue poppy 'Lingholm'
  • Eventual height: 1m
  • Eventual spread: 0.5m

Meconopsis (Fertile Blue Group) 'Lingholm'

himalayan blue poppy 'Lingholm'

Pot size 8cm pot
8cm pot

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: humus rich, moist, well drained, neutral to slightly acid soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    These plants can be quite difficult to grow, so are probably better suited to the more experienced gardener.

  • Garden care: Stake with bamboo canes or brushwood before the flowers appear. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of bark chippings, well-rotted leaf mould or composted pine needles around the base of the plant in spring.