How to plant blue Himalayan poppies

In this video clip, Monty plants Himalayan blue poppies, Meconopsis, and gives his advice on the best growing conditions.

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Jun, Jul

Discover the beautiful and much-prized Himalayan blue poppy, Meconopsis x sheldonii, in this short video clip. Monty shows you how to prepare the soil for planting, what conditions they like, including soil pH, the type of mulch to use, and the real key to success - getting the moisture levels right. Slow growing and tricky they may be, but just take a look at their spectacular blue flowers and you'll understand why Monty is going to so much effort.

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