Papaver somniferum, or opium poppy, is a hardy annual, flowering in summer and shedding its seeds again in autumn. Its flowers range in color from white to purple and any shade of red or pink in between.
red poppies - beautiful - [Thanks to pinner Gonnie Blokland for this pin. She originally pinned it to my Poppies board that is being merged (mid-March in order to keep flowers from the same family together.
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