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Can you identify this poppy?

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 07:30

Chiltern seeds have some amazing forms of Papaver somniferum. There is even one with extra large pods for the flower arrangers.

Flower identity

Posted: 22/07/2016 at 18:44

My computer doesn't like that link either.


Gorgeous flower though.

Can you identify this poppy?

Posted: 22/07/2016 at 09:00

The glaucous leaves and flower bud would indicate somniferum not orientale which has furry leaves.

Last edited: 22 July 2016 09:01:20

Can you identify this poppy?

Posted: 22/07/2016 at 08:53

It's an opium poppy. Papaver somniferum.


Let the seed pod go Brown and the holes at the top open before you collect seed. Store in a paper bag. Scatter next March where you want them to grow. There may be variation, but they usually come true.


They are annuals.

Last edited: 22 July 2016 08:56:10

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 21/07/2016 at 20:53

Extra protein, Liri.


or as my mother says. Don't shout about it, they'll all want one.

Anyone know what this is?

Posted: 21/07/2016 at 20:49

I posted before a picture appeared. I asked for a photo.


I thought Spirea but not sure of variety. Mine has flatter heads.

Weed or seedling identity question

Posted: 21/07/2016 at 20:31

Plantain. Plantago major.   The roots are not that deep, lever them out.

Anyone know what this is?

Posted: 21/07/2016 at 20:01

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HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 21/07/2016 at 18:48

You'll just have to have an hour off every month to deposit the cheque. On works time of course.


It is possible to set up the date of bank transfer  days , even weeks in advance , so there is no excuse.

Plants identity

Posted: 21/07/2016 at 18:34

1. Dianthus (pink)


2. Calendula (pot marigold)


3 and 4 , rudbeckia.

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