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Found this beauty amongst a all yellow bunch .It is the only one like it in the garden .ANY COMMENTS i AM COURIOUSKiefer
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1598 posts in 1556 dayshardiness zone 11
posted 545 days ago
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
304 posts in 1695 days
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.
14534 posts in 2339 dayshardiness zone 5b
ooooh wow .. what a treasure!!
-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)
7368 posts in 2119 dayshardiness zone 5a
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,Ont.....zone 5a....Always room for one more
3737 posts in 1968 dayshardiness zone 5a
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'
1015 posts in 1719 dayshardiness zone 7a
posted 533 days ago
-- "We are stardust. We are golden. And we've got to get ourselves back to the garden." Joni Mitchell
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