Prickly Blue poppy

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    Prickly Blue poppy @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Prickly Blue poppy
Formal Name
Meconopsis horridula
Alias
Meconopsis horridula, Prickly Blue poppy
Habitat
An Alpine belt of Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan
Morph
cold-resistant perennial plant

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What is Prickly Blue poppy

Prickly Blue poppy , scientific name:Meconopsis horridula, is within the opium poppy in the Himalayas which grows naturally in the Alpine zone of 5000 in the Himalayas, the stem and leaves a lot of s pines is the variety. The national flower of Nepal.

Common names: Prickly Blue poppy, scientific name:Meconopsis horridula, National flower:Nepal, aka: Meconopsis , heavenly fairy , origin: Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, living type: perennial, height: 20-60 cm, leaf: obovate, leaves the number of spines, spikes, flower bright blue, purple, flowering May-June, flower diameter: 3-5 cm, petal number: 4-8.

Detailed information

Order
Ranunculales
Family
Papaveraceae
Genus
Meconopsis
Species
M. horridula
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Obovate
Leaf edge
Thorn-like
Flowering place
AlpineGreenhouseSpecific area
Color
Blue, Violet
Season
MayJun
Height
20 ~ 60 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 5

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