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jeeem
Seattle, WA
(Zone 8b)

May 28, 2011
12:59 PM

Post #8592926

About 18 blooms on this one plant, and I have several more of various varieties around the yard -- not just Papaver Orientale, but Papaver somniferum and some Icelandic ones, too. Anyway, I can't recall what this one is, but this flower is about 6 inches across -- lovely coral pink...

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HazelCrestMikeB

HazelCrestMikeB
Hazel Crest, IL
(Zone 5a)

May 28, 2011
7:26 PM

Post #8593625

Jeeem, that look like Queen Alexander. Very nice. Mine should bloom any day now. Currently have three diffrent ones blooming. Even have one blooming from seed that fell about 18" from mother plant.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

May 29, 2011
6:16 AM

Post #8594270

It is an Oriental for sure and I agree with Queen Alex.
My first one was this morning.
Royal Wedding.

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HazelCrestMikeB

HazelCrestMikeB
Hazel Crest, IL
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2011
5:47 AM

Post #8600937

Jacinth, Super poppy FFO.

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HazelCrestMikeB

HazelCrestMikeB
Hazel Crest, IL
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2011
5:49 AM

Post #8600941

Shasta, FFO. Going to try and get a better pic later or in the am.

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

June 1, 2011
5:49 AM

Post #8600942

I believe these are a co-op .NOID'S Two this morning and more comming.

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

June 1, 2011
5:50 AM

Post #8600945

Those super's are fantastic.

HazelCrestMikeB

HazelCrestMikeB
Hazel Crest, IL
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2011
5:50 AM

Post #8600946

Multiple S/P. Left to right. Royal Wedding, Shasta and Jacinth.

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HazelCrestMikeB
Hazel Crest, IL
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2011
5:51 AM

Post #8600948

Another S/P

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HazelCrestMikeB

HazelCrestMikeB
Hazel Crest, IL
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2011
5:52 AM

Post #8600953

Other O/P.

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HazelCrestMikeB

HazelCrestMikeB
Hazel Crest, IL
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2011
5:53 AM

Post #8600955

Another O/P. Royal Wedding FFO.

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HazelCrestMikeB

HazelCrestMikeB
Hazel Crest, IL
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2011
5:54 AM

Post #8600957

More O/P

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HazelCrestMikeB

HazelCrestMikeB
Hazel Crest, IL
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2011
5:55 AM

Post #8600960

More O/P.

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HazelCrestMikeB

HazelCrestMikeB
Hazel Crest, IL
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2011
5:56 AM

Post #8600961

More O/P. Great Red I believe.

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HazelCrestMikeB

HazelCrestMikeB
Hazel Crest, IL
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2011
5:58 AM

Post #8600965

More O/P. Great Red close-up.

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HazelCrestMikeB

HazelCrestMikeB
Hazel Crest, IL
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2011
5:59 AM

Post #8600967

More O/P.When fully open these are more of a orange color. Inherited with house purchase.

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

June 1, 2011
6:00 AM

Post #8600968

Dont you just Love them when they are in a bunch?

HazelCrestMikeB

HazelCrestMikeB
Hazel Crest, IL
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2011
6:01 AM

Post #8600969

More O/P.Close-up of same.

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HazelCrestMikeB

HazelCrestMikeB
Hazel Crest, IL
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2011
6:05 AM

Post #8600974

GE1836 I do Love bunches of bloom. Your NOID looks like mine. Talk later gotta earn a living. LOL!

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