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Meconopsis Edrom

SKU: meedr+
Good deep blue/violet flowers on this recently named hybrid.
Family: Papaveraceae
Flower Colour: Blue
Flowering Season: Spring
Preferred Conditions: Moist, acid soil
Preferred Aspect: Partial Shade
Additional Feature: Foliage effect
List Price: £10.00
Price: £8.50
You Save: £1.50 (15%)
Availability: Currently Out of Stock
These have now grown beyond the point at which they can be shipped safely because of seasonal growth. They are still available from the nursery or any plant fair which we attend. They will be available again in early autumn through this site.
Meconopsis Edrom
Meconopsis Edrom
Product Details
Originally listed under 'Hybrid Dark Form' This is likely to be the new name which was proposed by Dr Evelyn Stevens of the Meconopsis Group. This is an ideal plant for a shadier spot in the garden, whether the shade is cast by trees or a shed is irrelevant. Leaves emerge very early in the season, they are covered with deep brown bristles while young but become less visible as the leaf matures. Leaves are lance shaped and covered variably with brown bristles. The flowers are held on rigid stems which carry few leaves. Each stem holds several flowers each, the flowers facing outwards and slightly downwards. Colour is a rich intense blue/purple with a strong colouration towards violet, not often seen in the garden. Highly recommended. This is very close to Huntfield and Inverleith. Flowers open purple and age to rich blue, deeply serrated foliage. We believe that this is a wild collected form and may be a species but more likely a natural hybrid.