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Meconopsis × sheldonii ‘Crewdson Hybrids’

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Features

  • BloomsJune to June
  • Height1m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourBlue-green
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Meconopsis × sheldonii ‘Crewdson Hybrids’. In early summer, there are cup-shaped, blue-green flowers carried in clusters. There are rosettes of oval, toothed, mid-green leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, 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)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Fully hardy, 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.

Propagation

You can propagate from seed in late summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs and snails can cause damage.

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