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Meconopsis baileyi - Hensol Violet

Are they hardy ?


  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 39,635

    Gorgeous colour Jo. Could be very tempted by that myself....imageimage

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

  • Oh that sounds fabulous, I have a passion for black plants so this comes very close.

  • LoxleyLoxley Posts: 3,996
    Never grown these, although I love them I'm under the impression they're rather fussy, and you need to recreate 'Himalayan forest' conditions... Luckily the yellow Welsh poppy is happy pretty much anywhere.
  • granmagranma Posts: 1,914

    Where have you ordered your seed from please ,? That one is a beauty image

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 15,341

    I found M. paniculata from seed took two or three years to flower. Some of the larger plants flowered in their second year, and some in the third. Annuals they are not. My seed may have been mixed, some came pink and others yellow.

    You don't stop doing new things because you get old, you get old because you stop doing new things. <3
  • granmagranma Posts: 1,914

    Thanks  jo , these are some I've just got to haveimage 

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