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Welsh Poppy (Meconopsis cambrica 'Aurantiaca')

An orange version of the the classic Welsh Poppy that will happily grow in those awkward shady spots.
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15 seedlings

30 seedlings

DELIVERY INFORMATION
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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
Position
Border (Front)
Soil
Acid - Neutral
Flowers
May - September
Height
30cm (12in)
Common name
Welsh Poppy
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
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

An orange version of the the classic Welsh Poppy that will happily grow in those awkward shady spots. Freely self-sows into nooks and crannies to soften paths.

Care Tips

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