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Meconopsis cambrica

The classic welsh poppy which grows happily in the sun or shade and will self sow in nooks and crannies to soften paths, patios and walls.
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150 seeds

1 x 9cm pot (190486-1)

3 x 9cm pots (190486-3)

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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
Position
Border (Front)
Soil
Acid - Neutral
Flowers
May - September
Height
30cm (12in)
Group/Species
cambrica
Common name
Welsh Poppy
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
150 seeds
Aspect
Part Shade
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
Sow spring or autumn on the surface of moist seed compost. Cover thinly and place in a cold frame, or a sheltered position outside. May require a few cycles of warm weather followed by cooler conditions, before germination occurs.

Description

The classic Welsh Poppy grows happily in sun or shade and will self-sow into nooks and crannies to soften paths, patios and walls. No garden should be without it!

Care Tips

Prefers a deep, moist and fertile soil in a sheltered, partially shaded position – ideal for a woodland border.