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Botanical name: Meconopsis cambrica
Other names: Welsh poppy
Species: M. cambrica - M. cambrica is a deciduous perennial with deeply divided, light green, pinnate leaves and yellow to orange, cup-shaped flowers borne on thin stems in mid-spring to mid-autumn.
Meconopsis cambrica is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow, Orange in Spring; Orange, Yellow in Summer; Yellow, Orange in Autumn
Foliage: Light green in Spring; Light green in Summer
Habit: Open stems
Plant with: Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Gilt Edge' (Oleaster 'Gilt Edge'), Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Limelight' (Oleaster 'Limelight'), Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Viveleg' (Oleaster 'Viveleg'), Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Compacta' (Oleaster 'Compacta'), Fragaria vesca (Woodland strawberry), Fragaria vesca 'Mara des Bois' (Woodland strawberry 'Mara des Bois' )
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Propagation: Divide only after several crowns have formed.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Meconopsis cambrica (Welsh poppy) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife, Woodland
Cultivation: Plant in moist, free-draining soil in a sheltered position with dappled shade. Likes cool, damp summers.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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