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The Butchart Chronicles : April 20, 2016

Photo: First Himalayan Blue Poppy of the Season

Meconopsis baileyi is native to Tibet and the Himalayan mountains. Some of the first specimens of Himalayan blue poppy in North America were grown by Jennie Butchart in the mid-1920s. This is the first bloom of the 2016 season.

First Himalayan Blue Poppy of the Season