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Claire Cockcroft

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Re: Meconopsis 2020
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2020, 10:38:10 PM »
Meconopsis racemosa, grown from NARGS seeds
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Re: Meconopsis 2020
« Reply #16 on: May 17, 2020, 02:25:01 PM »


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A big blue of some sort. It came to me from a seed exchange as M. x sarsonii, which it clearly is not! It is a very fine poppy however with big flowers - I fear it may be monocarpic though as both the rosettes are flowering.

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Re: Meconopsis 2020
« Reply #17 on: May 17, 2020, 05:42:35 PM »
That is a huge flower, and lovely blue. :)

Mine germinated only a few weeks ago Leena, when temperatures finally rose, so yours may be waiting for the cold spell to pass.

Almost all Meconopsis are now germinating :), so you were right Ashley. :)
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Re: Meconopsis 2020
« Reply #18 on: May 17, 2020, 06:52:12 PM »
Good to hear Leena 8) 
Unfortunately slugs devoured more than half of my seedlings the very first night after transplanting >:( so I'm trying to guard the few survivors carefully.
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Re: Meconopsis 2020
« Reply #19 on: May 22, 2020, 09:45:06 PM »
Could this be a M. punicea sprouting? If so first ever for me.

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Re: Meconopsis 2020
« Reply #20 on: May 24, 2020, 01:18:57 AM »
Sorry I neglected to attach the photo.

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Re: Meconopsis 2020
« Reply #21 on: May 24, 2020, 11:36:15 AM »
Looks promising John; the first of many I hope.
Meanwhile you're already one up on me despite several attempts.
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Re: Meconopsis 2020
« Reply #22 on: May 24, 2020, 12:46:10 PM »
Looks promising John; the first of many I hope.
Meanwhile you're already one up on me despite several attempts.

Very happy if I can coax it along till October!

Thanks Ashely.

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Re: Meconopsis 2020
« Reply #23 on: May 26, 2020, 06:37:11 PM »
Since moving to Bo’ness, until this year I have been unable to find a suitable location to grow and keep alive Meconpsis.
Yesterday I was delighted to finally have one open.
Today a second one opened and it is pink. I am somewhat disappointed as I’m not really keen on these pink ones.

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Re: Meconopsis 2020
« Reply #24 on: May 27, 2020, 06:55:43 PM »
From Jim Jermym ay Granklyn Garden - a plant  which he  rates  very  highly....

Meconopsis ' David Smith'


Ian Christie comments  that: "David Smith was gardener at Ascreavie the home of George Sherriff for many years  - a suitable tribute."
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Re: Meconopsis 2020
« Reply #25 on: May 27, 2020, 06:57:10 PM »
Again from Jim Jermyn -
"The original Meconopsis ‘Slieve Donard’ raised by Dr. Alec Curle, Edinburgh and passed on to his granddaughter Mrs Christian Curtis! We are pleased to have a representation of this famous cultivar, here at Branklyn. Registered in 1967 and recipient of an RHS AGM and an FCC."



Meconopsis ‘Dorothy Renton’. Photo  Jim Jermyn


 Jim says : " Perhaps one of the most important Blue Poppy cultivars grown here at Branklyn! The original owner and designer of this famous garden is commemorated with this beautiful cultivar: M. ‘Dorothy Renton’!"



Meconopsis ‘Mrs Jebb’.
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Re: Meconopsis 2020
« Reply #26 on: May 27, 2020, 07:02:30 PM »
Jim Jermyn - " Meconopsis sulphurea flowering nicely now, but a shadow of previous years due to the drought!! "



Meconopsis delavayi
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Re: Meconopsis 2020
« Reply #27 on: May 28, 2020, 09:42:30 PM »
Again from Jim Jermyn at Branklyn -  "the variable 2nd generation seedlings of Meconopsis gakyidiana at their best now"



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Re: Meconopsis 2020
« Reply #28 on: May 29, 2020, 09:10:17 AM »
Graham and Maggi! Breathtaking stunners! What are your cameras again? Wow!

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Re: Meconopsis 2020
« Reply #29 on: May 29, 2020, 12:13:07 PM »
Graham and Maggi! Breathtaking stunners! What are your cameras again? Wow!
I can  take  no credit,  the  pictures  I  post  are  from Jim Jermyn.  ;D
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