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By Tsssjs

Ontario, Canada Ca

I bought a Meconopsis betonicifolia from a reliable garden store on line. When i got the plant it only had 2 small leaves but a fair size root. After planting it within a few days the leaves recessed into the ground instead of growing is this a good sign that the plant will be okay?

On plant Meconopsis betonicifolia



sadly i would say not. the leaves shouldnt disappear. stay static yes as it settles then re grows.

20 May, 2010


If it is a reliable garden store Tsssis, you should be able to return it and get a refund. It's certainly worth a try.

20 May, 2010


Thank you both. I did call the garden center and they told me that the plant is most likely in shock, makes sense. If there is no growth by the end of summer they will replace it or give me a credit. She said all their plants are fully guaranteed. :) I will let you know what happens!

20 May, 2010


New growth has started to poke through the soil within 2 days i guess i found it the perfect home!! Hope to put up some pictures before the end of summer. :)

23 May, 2010


Good news Tsssis! Look forward to seeing the pics....:o)

23 May, 2010



23 May, 2010

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