The Q&A Archives: Blue Poppy

Question: I am looking for blue poppy plants---I have tried growing the seeds with no success. Please advise the best way to get these plants and care needed for them.

Answer: The botanical name for blue poppies is Meconopsis betonicifolia. <br><br>The seeds for this plant need to be pre-chilled for about 3 weeks. In the U.S., blue poppies grow best in the Pacific Northwest's cool, moist summers and mild winters, so you will likely have difficulty growing them in your region.<br><br>You can try the following; they may have plants:<br><br>Gossler Farms Nursery, ph# 541-746-3922<br><br>Greer Gardens, ph# 541-686-8266<br><br>

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