Hoverfly on it’s way to the poppy. The poppy itself took longer to open out fully to it’s large ball shape than the flower itself actually lasted. I’ve collected some seeds from it and hopefully they’ll be blooming next summer.
I’m told it is a double form opium poppy
Lancashire NW England
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Natures Paintbrush GroupBeautiful Work.
Thank you, Ann
Very pretty indeed
Thanks, Kala. You wouldn’t happen to know what type of poppy it is would you?
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Thanks very much!
Barrie, I think there is one like this in the Wildflower Group with its name – perhaps just browse some of the recent pages?
September 21st 2013Congratulations from your hosts :-)
Thanks, Kala. Apparently it’s a double form opium poppy
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