MECONOPSIS GRANDIS BURGUNDY

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MECONOPSIS GRANDIS BURGUNDY

$3.94 / packet

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Description

A spontaneous mutation has caused a superb, brand new colour-break in this legendary plant. This new colour comes rewardingly true from seed although the odd blue one may still appear. It apparently also appeared spontaneously in the garden of a Scandinavian gardener who called it 'Sortland'!

Sowing Advice

Seeds can be sown at any time, but for a full season of growth are best sown in trays in early spring. Cover seeds thinly in a cool spot, artificial heat is rarely needed as this can cause rapid germination and fungal attack. Seedlings usually appear within 3 to 6 weeks but can take much longer. Pot on into small pots and protect from hot sun. Plant out into a shaded, moist, peaty or organic soil. Many are herbaceous, dying down to a large, resting, winter bud.

Key Facts

Family:Papaveraceae

Common name:'Sortland'

Classification:Hardy perennial

Height:60-90cm

Packet Content:10 (Approx)

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