Meconopsis grandis

Meconopsis grandis

Himalayan Blue poppy

  • Meconopsis grandis
  • Meconopsis grandis
  • Meconopsis grandis
  • Meconopsis grandis
  • Meconopsis grandis
  • Meconopsis grandis
  • Meconopsis grandis
  • Meconopsis grandis
  • Flower name
    Meconopsis grandis
  • Scientific name
    Meconopsis grandis
  • Aliasヒマラヤの青いケシ , Tibetan blue poppy、ブータンの国花, ヒマラヤノアオイケシ, ヒマラヤの青い芥子
  • Place of originHimalaya
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain, Botanical Gardens, Overseas
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Meconopsis grandis

Meconopsis grandis, Himalayan Blue poppy (scientific name: Meconopsis grandis) is native to Himalayas and is a perennial of the family Papaveraceae. It is called the blue poppy of Himalayas. In spring, a purple - blue large - flower blooms on the erect stem tip. There are varieties of blue poppies, but the same mekonopsis genus, blue-bloom varieties have a sharp stem and leaf spine, {{Meconopsis Horridula}}. Also, it is the Meconopsis cambrica that makes yellow flowers bloom in the same Meconopsis genus.

Common name: Meconopsis grandis, scientific name: Meconopsis grandis, aka: blue poppy of Himalayas, Tibetan blue poppy, national flower: Bhutan (Mekonopsis · holidula, scientific name: Meconopsis horridula), Origin: Himalayas, distribution: Hokkaido - Chubu Japan, environment: gravel, height: 60-100 cm, stem · leaves: polyhedrape: long oblong and shallow fissure, leaf margin: Flower color: blue, flower size: 10 cm, flowering period: May to June.


  • Eye
    Ranunculales
  • Family
    Papaveraceae
  • Genus
    Meconopsis
  • Species
    M. grandis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Multi-petaled
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life type alpine penental plant
  • Flower colorsBlue
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height60.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower10.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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