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Meconopsis x sheldonii

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Family: Papaveraceae (pa-pav-er-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Meconopsis (mee-koh-NOP-sis) (Info)
Species: x sheldonii (shel-DON-ee-eye) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral gardengrrl On Sep 9, 2001, gardengrrl from Minneapolis, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

Cross between m. grandis and m. betonicifolia. Hard to grow outside its preferred climate. needs cool, moist summers, constant moisture, plenty of shade.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Eureka, California
Seattle, Washington



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