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Hi everyone ! I have been gifted three Meconopsis betonicifolia, two in one pot and the third on it's own. The tallest is about 2ft, has had flowers and currently has three buds, No signs of flowers on the other two plants. The only care instruction I was given was to keep them well watered and not to plant them out until next year. Would those of you with this plant agree with this? Should I separate and re-pot the two which are together (which look cramped to me) . Also, the top leaves of the tallest plant appears to have brown marks on them which have only appeared since yesterday - what is this likely to be? :-)



Not sure Im afraid but just wanted to say welcome :)

22 Jun, 2010


A very nice gift, Silverbell. These Mecs. like a humus rich soil in light shade. I would put the pots in the shade of a tree/shrub for now and keep them well watered. I think that I would plant out in the early autumn rather than next year as a harsh winter like the last two will freeze the pots and probably kill the plants.
The brown marks on the leaves indicate scorch and that they are in the full sun, so move them into a shadier area.

22 Jun, 2010


Good advice B

22 Jun, 2010


Aah! Thanks BA.Yes, it was a lovely surprise to be given thes beauties, I really want to take good care of them.

23 Jun, 2010

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