Blue Himalayan Poppy - Meconopsis betonicifolia

One of the most impressive plants for the shade garden. Forms a rosette of hairy leaves bearing large satiny, true blue flowers. Poppies are not long lived typically flowering in the second or third year, setting seed, then dying out.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
36-48"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Blue
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Growth Habits: 
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Biennial. Avoid planting if in a hot, humid climate. Plant in moist well drained soil and the coolest part of the yard. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer. Cut back spent flowers to promote winter strength or allow to reseed in its second or third year. 

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