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06/07/2013 at 20:07

Hi all I went for a lovely village garden tour today and came across this

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b239/mattbeer87/DSCF5908_zpsddc13ed9.jpg

The lady didnt know what it is but I would love it in my garden!

Anyone have any ideas on what it is? It seems to have just started flowering.

06/07/2013 at 20:19

Papaver somnifera, an annual Poppy. Easy from seeds.

06/07/2013 at 20:47

ah Thank you 

I'll grow some next year

06/07/2013 at 22:05

Hi Matt, it's Papaver somniferum more commonly known as the opium poppy although it doesn't get hot enough in this country to produce opium.  It will seed itself all over the place.

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