Blue Poppies of the Himalayas

Mecanopsis

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Blue Heaven: Encounters with the Blue Poppy by Bill Terry from amazon
Bill Terry is a leading North American authority on Asiatic poppies relates his own encounters with the blue poppy and shows how, given a suitable climate, a patient and persistent gardener can raise this most alluring of perennial plants.
The origins of Meconopsis are expounded along with comments about those who first discovered and grew the plants. A personal account, fun to read and adds to the collective knowledge.

Mecanopsis Crewdson hybrid

Meconopsis the ‘hardy plant series’ is also still available via amazon

Mecanopsis

All that is Meconopsis is not blue:

Mecanopsis

The Meconopsis group link

‘Portraits of Himalayan Flowers’
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‘The Poppy Family in the Wild and in Cultivation’ has a good section on the ‘Blue Poppy’
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Read Tips for Growing Meconopsis


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