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Project by kiefer posted 06-09-2012 08:52 PM 2056 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Found this beauty amongst a all yellow bunch .
It is the only one like it in the garden .

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posted 06-09-2012 10:57 PM

This is so curious and looks nice. I think this is possible if pollination takes place in two varieties of poppies, red and yellow(I presume there are red poppies also). Your only plant in the garden must be a combination of the two varieties. Go on watching, You may get only yellow or only red poppies on the same bush. This has happened with me for hibiscus plant, two colors or two mixed colors on the same plant.


-- Bagwan-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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posted 06-10-2012 01:17 AM

Yes, i agree with Sharad. It’s certainly unique. Why not save the seed, sow it and see what comes up. You could send the photo to the RHS too and see what they say, or some equivalent body.

-- Desktopgem

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hardiness zone 5b

posted 06-10-2012 02:27 AM

ooooh wow .. what a treasure!!

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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hardiness zone 5a

posted 06-10-2012 04:35 AM

What a beautiful poppy.I would do like Desktopgem says and sow the seeds from it to see if you can get more of them. I love the color of it.

-- Bon,Hastings, 5a....Always room for one more

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hardiness zone 5a

posted 06-10-2012 09:15 AM

I agree. What a wonderful find in your garden. What kind of poppy did you have sown there? Since I can’t see the foliage, and the flower is mixed, I’m left wondering.

-- 'To plant a Garden is to believe in Tomorrow'

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hardiness zone 7a

posted 06-22-2012 12:58 PM


-- "We are stardust. We are golden. And we've got to get ourselves back to the garden." Joni Mitchell

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