Today's bloom is Blue Poppy 'Lingholm' (Meconopsis x sheldonii)

Bloom of the Day for June 19th, 2010:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Medium Blue

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 3a to Zone 9b

Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing: 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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pixie62560 wrote:
I hope to someday grow this plant in my yard, so far no luck!

bonehead wrote:
What a stunning blue. I've tried to grow this plant with not very good success. Might have to give it another whirl.

bordersandjacks wrote:
We just got back from visiting Scotland. We saw lots of these blooming. Lovely.

aguy1947 wrote:
While I'm not really enamoured of that shade of blue, I decided to try to grow it from seed after spotting the seed package while visiting Butchart Gardens on Vancouver Island during a recent visit. The seeds have germinated so the adventure begins. I have a lot of rhododendrons (near the woods) in my garden so I should manage a spot where they can grow. How to keep the slugs/snails at bay

blumz wrote:
Absolutely gorgeous!!!