Yay… flowers on the way for 2013… worth waiting for! This post was published by Shirley for shirls gardenwatch in May 2013.
Let the questions begin 😉 Mine are on the Meconopsis, long grass, a plant ID, a Buddleja suggestion and New Zealand flatworms. Can you help here? I’d like to welcome answers via comments on this post or by email. Thank-you to anyone that gets back to me 🙂 Before I begin I’d like to say… Read More Garden Bloggers’ Questions FEB13
Should we really be seeing this? I wouldn’t have thought so. May/June is when I would normally expect to see Meconopsis flower in my Perthshire garden here in Scotland. Until now I have only had the very popular blue variety more commonly known as the Blue Poppy which is quite stunning seen here back in… Read More Meconopsis flowering in August
…. we have red and yellow meconopsis too! Yolanda from the Netherlands discovered on her recent garden tour of Scotland that there are blue meconopsis in many gardens here. Perhaps that is a surprise to others too.What isn’t as common is the red and yellow ones but I found some on a recent visit to… Read More Not just blue…
My list of favourite flowers would definitely include the meconopsis – often known as the blue poppy. For me a large planting of them is simply breath taking. The shades of blue and violet colours in this simple four petal flower are quite magical – changing as you look at it from all sides. As… Read More Meconopsis Magic