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blue Meconopsis

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By Lizpaul


blue Meconopsis (Meconopsis betonicifolia)

Not easy to grow, Meconopsis (grandis or betonicifolia) like moist peaty soil with shade. But not too moist!



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Any crown of meconopsis betonicifolia that flowers will die. So in its first year, pinch out any flower stems that attempt to form and force the plant to make more crowns. A single crowned plant will not survive if it flowers. Also, although it likes moisture during the growing season, it doesn't like to be too wet when dormant (in its natural habitat it is covered by snow in winter)

10 Oct, 2007

 

This is what i call A REAL BLUE FLOWER WOW :D

27 Feb, 2008

 

I'm taking on your comment here Andrew, so will have to be patient with mine and also nip them out at the right time.
LizPaul.....super pic.....and good to see the overall size of these wonderful plants.

10 Apr, 2009

 

They look well worth the extra work involved.

18 Jan, 2010

 

these are wonderful.

2 Oct, 2013



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