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Poppy Seeds – Create Elegant Borders with Antique Poppies

 

Peony Poppy Papaver paeoniflorum 'Flemish Antique'

Papaver paeoniflorum 'Flemish Antique'

Creating a garden palette comes down largely to your personal preference of flower types, color and fragrance. Antique and rustic looking gardens can offer a wonderful sense of calm and elegance, and there are a number of varieties of poppies which are perfect for conjuring up this desired feeling.

Whether using a vibrant colorful range of flowers or opting to stick to a small range of hues, one fantastic flower which offers a chic appeal is that of the Read more…

Fall Sowing California Poppy Seeds – Annual Garden Poppies

12/31/2010 Comments off
California Poppy 'Purple Gleam'

California Poppy 'Purple Gleam'

Many specimens of poppy variety including papaver somniferum breadseed poppies, California poppies, and taffeta poppies are annuals and are grown from poppy seeds. This means that unless you let your plants seed themselves around the garden, you will need to save your seeds or new specimens will have to be planted each year to continue enjoying vibrant flowers. And while sowing is normally done in the spring for many varieties, planting the poppy seeds of California poppies in the fall can ensure bountiful and early blooms when the spring arrives. Read more…

Choose Alpine Poppy Seeds For Instant Color

Using This Delicate Poppy Adds Instant Lift To Your Garden

Papaver Alpinum - Alpine poppy

Papaver Alpinum - Alpine poppy

 If you are looking to add an inspiring splash of color to an alpine garden, rockery, or graveled area, using perennial alpine poppy seeds is ideal. An absolutely stunning little plant is has the huge benefit of returning… year after year, ensuring that there is always some amazing color. Meanwhile, with flowers of white, pink, red, orange, and yellow, it can put on a truly extraordinary show. Read more…

More California Poppies, Please!

12/04/2010 Comments off

Hi everyone!
This really nice article about California Poppies popped up today, I thought you all would like it.

http://joansbolton.wordpress.com/2010/12/03/more-california-poppies-please/

Welsh Poppy Seeds – Meconopsis Cambrica

11/25/2010 Comments off
 
Welsh poppy-Meconopsis cambrica

Welsh poppy-Meconopsis cambrica

Meconopsis Cambrica – Welsh Poppy Seeds

 A beautiful species of Meconopsis hailing from Great Britain, the Welsh Poppy is a fantastic addition to anyone’s garden. Offering a unique and distinct flower and leaf, Meconopsis Cambrica is perfect for anyone wanting to create a woodland garden which shines with natural glory. And with gorgeous yellow flowers and a fine and fern-like foliage, the Welsh poppy is ideal.

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