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Great Scarlet Poppy

Great Scarlet Poppy (Papaver orientale var. bracteatum)

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That looks huge, but beautiful

6 Jun, 2012


It does look massive,great photo x

24 Aug, 2012


Is it an oriental poppy julie? i have an orange one but not tall and some1s just sent me pattys plum but im not sure on the height that will get to x

24 Aug, 2012


I think it is an oriental. Possibly some free seed that took a few years to produce flowers...but boy did it rise to the occasion this year!

25 Aug, 2012


I am with "Bjs" it is looks huge! It is just a close up picture? How big is it? Does it need staking?

13 Jan, 2013


Hi there J. It is a close up but the flower was huge and took me by surprise! It did need staking, fingers crossed I have another this year :-)

13 Jan, 2013

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