General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 12 - 36 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Other: 1 - 2 inch, oblong bristly capsules, each containing numerous seeds.
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 3 - 6 weeks or more
Depth to plant seed: Shallow sow, lightly covering with a thin layer of soil.

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Common names
  • Poppy
Also sold as:
  • Blue Ice

Photo Gallery
Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2019-03-18
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2009-04-17
Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2019-03-18
Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Date: 2022-03-23
Photo by treehugger
Location: Longwood Gardens (Orangery), Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Date: 2016-03-09
Location: Western Washington
Location: Longwood Gardens (Orangery), Kennet Square, Pennsylvania
Date: 2016-03-09
Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-03-06
Location: indoors Toronto, Ontario
Date: 2024-01-24
Poppy (Meconopsis 'Lingholm').
Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Date: 2022-03-23
Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2019-03-18
Photographers swarm the Himalayan blue poppies at Longwood Garden
Location: Western Washington
Date: 2012-05-11
Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-03-06
Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Date: 2022-03-23
Location: Western Washington
Date: 2012-05-11
Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-03-06
Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-03-06
Location: Lake Stevens, WA
Date: 2017-09-10
Location: Western Washington
Date: 2012-05-11
Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-03-06
Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-03-06
Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-03-06
Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-03-06
Discussion Threads about this plant
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Poppy by donnabking Jan 22, 2015 11:36 AM 4
Seeds by pottyflowergirl Sep 7, 2018 10:49 AM 0

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