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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
Himalayan blue poppy 'Lingholm'
Meconopsis (Fertile Blue Group) 'Blue Ice' Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Lingholm'
Meconopsis × sheldonii 'Blue Ice' Meconopsis × sheldonii 'Corrennie' Meconopsis × sheldonii 'Lingholm' Meconopsis 'Correnie'
Meconopsis can be annuals, biennials, evergreen or herbaceous perennials, often monocarpic, with rosettes of hairy leaves and bowl-shaped flowers that may be solitary on a leafless stem, or in racemes or panicles on a leafy stem
'Lingholm' is a short-lived perennial developing from a rosette of leaves and producing bright blue poppy flowers on stems up to 1m tall. Young leaves, stems, buds and seed capsules are clothed in long, golden hairs
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect East-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Thrives in areas with cool, damp summers. The soil needs to be neutral to slightly acidic, moist but well-drained and enriched with leaf mould or humus. The site should be partially shaded with shelter from cold, dry winds
Propagate by seed or by division after flowering but can be short-lived
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Cut down to the base in late autumn
Pests May be attacked by slugs and snails
May be affected by a downy mildew
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Himalayan blue poppy 'Lingholm'
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