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Meconopsis cambrica fl pl aurantiaca - Welsh Poppy

Meconopsis cambrica fl pl aurantiaca (Welsh Poppy) seeds


Truly lovely from of Welsh Poppy with gorgeous,fully double, deep orange flowers and delicate fern-like foliage. A very reliable plant.

Hardy Perennial
Flowers: Late spring to autumn
Height: 30-45cm, Spread: 30cm
Position: Semi-shade or shade

Packet of 40 seeds



Sowing Instructions: Sow at any time of the year. Sow thinly on the surface of a moist, free-draining seed compost (John Innes recommended) in pots or trays. Seal in a polythene bag and propagate at 15-20C either indoors or outside in a coldframe depending on the time of year. Germination can take from 1 to 3 months and can be erratic hence the need to sow the seeds thinly.

Growing Instructions: As the seedlings begin to emerge open the bag to increase ventilation and grow on at about 15C. When seedlings are large enough to handle, carefully pot up individually into 8-9cm pots taking care not to disturb the rest of the compost too much. Grow on until mid/late spring when they can be planted out 30cm apart in ordinary garden soil in part shade.

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