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Oriental poppy flowering mid December in my garden


Oriental poppy flowering mid December in my garden

This has been flowering mid December in my garden



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How crazy is that? Beautiful Poppy ... :o)

13 Dec, 2013

 

I know! The bud was formed a month or so ago, I remember hoping it would flower on remembrance day but it didn't. Eventually I thought I'd help it and peeled back the outer covering to reveal the scrunched up pink petals inside, then a couple of days later I went out to find it fully open! :)

13 Dec, 2013

 

An early Christmas surprise! .......

13 Dec, 2013

 

Oh,that is unusual. Lucky you.

13 Dec, 2013

 

That's wonderful ! :o) and it's such a pleasing colour too ...

13 Dec, 2013

 

Welcome back to the active circle of goy friends Louisa. Thank you for sharing this beauty with us. It is a lovely shade of pink. Is this something you bought or did it just appear in your garden. Poor plants they are as mixed up by the weather as are we. My lupin is still flowering lol.

14 Dec, 2013

 

Yes, nice to see you back Louisa :)
Isn't it wonderful to have plants that choose to flower out of season.

14 Dec, 2013

 

Thanks all!:) Scotsgran, it's one I grew from seed this year, seems like it was determined to flower this year come what may! It's still in flower, four days on, but looking a bit ragged now and pointing at the floor. I've had the picture printed and intend to paint it over Christmas.

14 Dec, 2013

 

Louisa ... I thought of this pic when I went to Mums this morning ... she has a vivid pink Pelargonium flower in an outdoor pot ... ridiculous for December ... but lovely ... :o)

14 Dec, 2013

 

That is clever of you Louisa. I hope you show us the end result.

14 Dec, 2013

 

It is lovely and it is also lovely to see you here again.
x

14 Dec, 2013

 

Thank you! :) Depends how the painting goes whether I show it or not!lol

14 Dec, 2013

 

That is unusual Louisa, but its been an incredible summer and there are many flowers in my garden refusing to go to sleep !
I agree with Wildrose, its nice to see you again !
I hope you do the painting .

14 Dec, 2013

 

That is beautiful, Louisa!

14 Dec, 2013

 

How lovely to have such a pretty Poppy flowering this time of year, would love to see your painting when you have finished it;0)

15 Dec, 2013

 

How beautiful and how lucky you are!

18 Dec, 2013

 

Hi Louisa ..
That's a lovely flower ...
especially in mid December ! :o)

21 Dec, 2013

 

Thanks all! I've painted my poppy, but was too busy to photograph it in daylight, so will try again tomorrow:)

21 Dec, 2013

 

Looking forward to seeing your painting :o) x

21 Dec, 2013

 

Glorious colour and added to favs plus...... GOY nominated too :)

29 Jan, 2014

 

Thanks!:)

29 Jan, 2014



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