Blue Poppy (Meconopsis grandis)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees

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Honey Bees in the Garden:  MayHoney Bees in the Garden: May
May 5, 2011

May is a month that showcases flowers for special days. Flowers for May Day, flowers for Mother's Day, flowers for Memorial Day and flowers for the honey bees.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 16, 2012 12:52 PM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Sep 17, 2016 1:17 PM

National Flower of Bhutan.

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