How to grow Meconopsis Cambrica plant from Seed



Meconopsis Cambrica plant also known as Welsh poppies is a perennial plant of yellow-flowered poppy that is native to Great Britain. Meconopsis cambrica (Welsh Poppy) tolerate a range of climates and they will thrive within USDA hardiness zones 6 through 10. 

The meconopsis cambrica (Welsh Poppy) seeds germinate effortlessly in approximately 2 weeks if they are kept under warm, moist conditions. The plant also benefits from light exposure and they should be sown on the surface of the soil to ensure even sprouting.


Basic information about the plant

The botanical name: The botanical name is Meconopsis cambrica.

Some other names: Other names are Welsh poppy, Papaver cambricum.

The Flower color: The flower color are Yellow, Orange in Autumn; Yellow, Orange in Spring; Yellow, Orange in Summer;

Pest and diseases: Pests are slugs and snails. This plant is disease-free.

Propagation: Ensure you divide only after several crowns have formed.

The propagation method:  Meconopsis cambrica (Welsh Poppy) can be propagated by seed.

Furthermore, Meconopsis cambrica (Welsh Poppy) can reach a height of about 0.5m and a spread of about 0.5m after two to five years.

Cultivation:  You can plant the Meconopsis cambrica (Welsh Poppy) in a moist, free-draining soil in a sheltered position with dappled shade. The plant actually likes cool, damp summers.

The soil type: The soil type is clay, loamy, sandy.

The soil drainage:  The plant does well in moist, well-drained soil.

The soil pH: It should be Acid, Neutral.

Light requirement: Meconopsis cambrica (Welsh Poppy) prefers Partial Shade.

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