Flower Database

Prickly Blue poppy

Basic information
Flower Name
Prickly Blue poppy
Formal Name
Meconopsis horridula
Alias
天上の妖精, メコノプシス・ホリデュラ, Meconopsis horridula, Prickly Blue poppy
Habitat
An Alpine belt of Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan
Morph
cold-resistant perennial plant
Comment
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
Alpine Greenhouse Specific area
Color
Blue, Violet
Season
May Jun
Height
20  ~ 60  [cm]
Diameter
3  ~ 5