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Some Mid June Blooms

Posted by ladygladys z5b/6a NEPA (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 19, 13 at 22:28

I hope everyone is having a fabulous wintersown season of flowers. Here are a few blooms I took this morning before heading to work.

Purple Poppy-may be a Lauren's Grape?
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Side View Of Same Poppy
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Flanders Poppy
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California Poppy
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Shasta Daisy
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Rose Campion
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RE: Some Mid June Blooms

Lovely!


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All so gorgeous , but that first pic should be put on a calender or something lol!

Vera


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Thank you Vera and Drippy! Vera your flowers are gorgeous too!


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Pretty blooms, ladygladys.

I love Lauren's Grape poppies and see some self sown seedlings in my beds. Sometimes the self sown ones are washed out purple but many come true.

Wish I had better results with CA poppies. I'm trying again this year but only a couple germinated. Yours look robust.


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Very pretty! The purple poppy is eye-catching!


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Your poppies are so warm and happy looking. Thanks for brightening my day.

Martha


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Gorgeous. Don't you love it when they bloom? It makes it all worthwhile.


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Love that purple poppy!! Such a striking color. Good job!

It took me years, yes years, to get poppies to germinate. Finally started them in a pot outside covered with saran wrap (and a few holes) in part sun until they germinated, then transplanted out. I think slugs had been eating them or...maybe I couldn't keep them watered.
Sometimes my oriental poppy will mold and get slimy with too much rain/humidity.


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