Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Hensol Violet'

Regular price $5.95

Tax included.

Seeds per packet : 30

You may be more familiar with the blue version of this beautiful plant.  A clump forming perennial with large cup shaped violet flowers which bloom in succession on the leafy stems. Plants do not grow large so they are best planted as a group.

Common name : Himalayan Poppy
Family : Papaveraceae
Type : Perennial

Position : Part Shade
Soil requirements : Fertile and moist but well draining
Height : 60cm
Spread: 20cm

Sowing method : Transplant recommended. Start indoors August - December
When to plant : Transplant in spring
Depth : Surface sow and cover very lightly
Germination : 14-28 days (if not germinated after 4 weeks, cold stratify in the fridge for 2-4 weeks)
Ideal germination temperature : 15°C

Spacing : 15cm
Flowers : November - January

Cut down to the base in autumn