blue poppy


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  • noun

Synonyms for blue poppy

Chinese perennial having mauve-pink to bright sky blue flowers in drooping cymes

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The Himalayan blue poppy was introduced in the 1930s to this country, thrives in woodlands and requires well-drained, lime-free soil with plenty of humus or leaf mould, so that it won't dry out.
A couple of bubbling streams, tumbling their way over rocks are also encountered on your journey and clustered around the margins is another unexpected, beautiful sight - the blue poppy, meconopsis betonicifolia thriving in the moist, shady conditions.
ADRIENNE SAYS: The Blue Poppy (below) is a superb plant but is difficult to establish as it requires ideal conditions - a moist, acid soil and dappled shade.
Q I AM very fond of Himalayan Blue Poppy and Gentians but they seem to live for a few years then die out.
Easiest to get hold of is the Tibetan Blue Poppy, Meconopsis betonicifolia.
I found myself buying an Oenothera called African Sun and Meconopsis Sheldonii which is a gorgeous blue Poppy.
PRETTY COLOURS: Pink peonies, left, and red currants, below UNUSUAL HUES: Blue poppy, above, black irisis, right
Q My blue poppy has just finished flowering and the seed heads are full.
The blue poppy, Meconopsis betonicifolia, is not well suited to growing in containers because it likes moist yet well-drained soil and a fairly deep root run.
Meconopsis betonicifolla (Himalayan blue poppy) 1m x 45cm - fragile, 8cm (3in) diameter blue poppy flowers that each last for only a couple of days and have a short flowering season lasting just a few weeks in mid-summer.
Other varieties include Crystal Pools: For Serious Chilling Out, with chamomile flowers, lavender and blue poppy seeds, and Atmosphere: Life's A Breeze, with St John's wort, lemon balm and lavender.
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The woodland garden harbours islands of colour from rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias, camellias, primula and the meconopsis blue poppy.
Send your order to: Sunday People Blue Poppy Offer, PO Box 64, South West District Office, Manchester M16 9HY.
It is very similar to the Blue Poppy and the Harebell designs, but your flower design is not known to me.