These are somniferums and they cross pollinate and self-seed everywhere. I just love them.....until they begin to fade and then they must be pulled or they look horrible. I will harvest tons of poppy seeds first. The seed pods are much larger this year.
I got a full tablespoon from one pod! Seed companies can make tons of money from flowers like these.
In this one self seeded little bed there were the following varieties:
Did you see all the bees? One bloom had four feasting at one time. I am so happy to see them. We have been worried about the lack of bees for some time but this year them seem to have returned.