Poppy (Meconopsis 'Lingholm')

Also sold as:
Blue Ice

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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Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2019-03-18
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Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2019-03-18
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Location: Longwood Gardens (Orangery), Kennett Square, PennsylvaniaDate: 2016-03-09
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Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2019-03-18Photographers swarm the Himalayan blue poppies at Longwood Garden
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Location: Longwood Gardens (Orangery), Kennet Square, PennsylvaniaDate: 2016-03-09
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Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-03-06
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Location: Lake Stevens, WADate: 2017-09-10
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Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-03-06
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Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-03-06
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Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-03-06
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Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-03-06
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Poppy by donnabking Jan 22, 2015 11:36 AM 4
Seeds by pottyflowergirl Sep 7, 2018 10:49 AM 0
Blue. by Pistil May 14, 2017 12:19 PM 12
2016 seed starting for Rock Garden by CarolineScott Feb 1, 2016 10:36 AM 24
Himalayan blue poppy by texaskitty111 Feb 26, 2014 10:25 PM 6
Looking Desperately for Bellis Perennis (English Daisy / Lawn Daisy) Plants by bennysplace Jul 27, 2012 2:04 PM 1
Meconopsis betoncifolia by CarolineScott Jun 9, 2012 5:13 PM 21
Oriental Poppies are just starting by ge1836 Jul 5, 2014 4:19 AM 64

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