Meconopsis betonicifolia

Himalayan Blue Poppy

A spectacular group of often short-lived poppies with large, showy, cup-shaped flowers of intense colors ranging from white to yellow to pink to red to blue and purple. All need cool, moist soils and in warm summer climates are often very short lived.
Meconopsis betonicifolia, Himalayan Blue Poppy
This flower has been the delight and frustration of gardeners the world over. Best planted in the northwestern United States, this short-lived perennial demands a cool, humid climate, rich acid soil, and dappled to bright shade.

Attributes - Meconopsis betonicifolia

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Early Summer

Flower Color: Blue

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 2 ft. to 4 ft.

Width: 2 ft.

Sunlight: Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Showy Flowers.

Related Plants

Meconopsis x sheldonii
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