Welsh poppy Meconopsis cambrica

Best Time to See
Colour Yellow
Habitat Woodland, Grassland

More often than not a garden escapee, the Welsh Poppy is a true native of rocky gullies and stream sides in Merioneth.

Its closest relatives grow in the Himalayas.

Large, nodding yellow flowers with four petals.


A native flower grown in gardens and often found on walls, pavements, shaded banks and around damp, shady rocks.

Best time to see

Flowers from June to July

County flower of Merioneth/Merionnydd.