May flowers in my garden

trianglejohnMay 15, 2013

Here's a few shots I took today of a couple of the blooms in my garden. GW will only let me attach one photo per message so I'll break these up into four posts.

This orange poppy looking thing is a new plant for me. I got it at Plant Delights last year. I have two of them - Glaucium grandiflorum (Grand-flowered Horned Poppy). One is two toned and the other is solid pale saffron orange. Winter hardy.Stunning in bloom.

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butterfly4u

John,
Beautiful pic! I wish I had a camera like yours.

    Bookmark   May 15, 2013 at 10:26PM
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arthurb3(8)

Beautiful!

Here is a link that might be useful: Arthur in the Garden!

    Bookmark   May 17, 2013 at 6:09PM
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lkzz(7b)

So beautiful!

    Bookmark   May 18, 2013 at 8:58AM
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lois(PA Zone 6)

Beautiful flower and great picture. :o)

    Bookmark   May 18, 2013 at 5:32PM
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trianglejohn

Butterfly4u - I do not have a fancy camera (surprise!). It is just a simple cheap Kodak SureShot. I have never mastered all the settings so I take multiple shots using different settings and hope that one of them is in focus. It is kinda like my philosophy about growing plants from seeds - sow a thousand seeds, one of them has got to sprout.

    Bookmark   May 20, 2013 at 9:47AM
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jdbheartsease

John,
Beauftiful flower and great picture. Is it a perennial or annual?

    Bookmark   May 23, 2013 at 2:01PM
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jdbheartsease

Hey John,

If possible, can I get some of the poppy seeds from you?
Judy

    Bookmark   June 24, 2013 at 1:31PM
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trianglejohn

Judy, it's supposed to be perennial but my two plants have gone downhill since this spring when I took the photo. They seem to be rotting at the base, I don't know if that means the roots are also rotted. I'm hoping at least some seeds have survived. I can gather some pods and mail them to you or give them to you at the next swap.

    Bookmark   June 25, 2013 at 9:46AM
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