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The Himalayan poppies, properly known as the genus "Meconopsis", are a group of plants that have flowers up to 11 ins (28 cms) across and show in perfect purity many colours. This book sets out to explain why they are not widely grown and to remove some of the prejudices. It details their distribution, their medicinal and agricultural potential, their classification and their more

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  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Batsford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 8pp colour illustrations, line drawings, maps, bibliography
  • 0747004277
  • 9780747004271

Table of contents

Places and people; cultivation; habitats; A to Z listing of species. Appendices: list of synonyms and non-valid names; key to species; summary of classification; chromosome counts; RHS colour classification of meconopsis; fungal diseases associated with meconopsis; sources of seed and more