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Blue Heaven by Bill Terry, 2009

Reviewed by: Brian Thompson
Review date: 2010-10-01

Bill Terry, from the Sunshine coast of British Columbia, has filled a small book ("Blue Heaven") with an ode of praise to Meconopsis grandis, the Himalayan Blue Poppy. His cultural advice will encourage the favored few living in a climate that will nurture this hard-to-please jewel (along with some more easily managed companions like candelabra primulas and other poppies), but anyone can enjoy this display of plant passion at its highest level.

Excerpted from the Fall 2010 Arboretum Bulletin.


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