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Meconopsis intergrifolia

Lampshade poppy

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Features

  • BloomsMay to August
  • Height0.4m to 0.65m
  • Spread0.4m to 0.6m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourBlue, yellow, orange

Description

Meconopsis intergrifolia (Lampshade poppy). It will grows about 1m tall and has bright yellow poppies in late spring and early summer. The leaves are lance-shaped, the stems are covered in yellow hairs.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

Burma, China

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will need a moist but not over-wet, lime-free soil with plenty of humus and a cool site in part or full shade with shelter from strong winds. You can propagate from seed in late summer.

Propagation

Propagate by seed when fresh,(all but M.sheldonnii hybrid), in late summer; M.cambrica, M.grandis, M.quintuplinervia, M.sheldonii hybrid and their cultivators may also be propagated by division after flowering.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs and snails can cause damage.

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