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Perennials: Checkers Oriental Poppy

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skimper
Greenwich, OH

June 1, 2007
9:37 PM

Post #3563036

Photo taken today of second yr.bloom.

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timeinabottle
Louisville, KY

June 1, 2007
9:44 PM

Post #3563053

I had this one in my garden until the rabbits did it in. I have planted choir boy from seeds for next year. Thanks again for posting
skimper
Greenwich, OH

June 1, 2007
9:52 PM

Post #3563075

The poppy is a nice white color. Stray cats always seem to get in my flowers.This year they haven"t been to bad.
Ticker
Lisbon, IA
(Zone 5a)

June 5, 2007
2:34 AM

Post #3576224

I wintersowed this poppy this year. I just potted up some of the wintersown sprouts tonight since I have no idea where I want to plant them :)

Such a lovely poppy.
skimper
Greenwich, OH

June 5, 2007
3:13 AM

Post #3576420

You will like this poppy.very!nice white poppy.
Ticker
Lisbon, IA
(Zone 5a)

June 5, 2007
3:15 AM

Post #3576431

Yeah, mine won't bloom till next season... I wintersowed some Coral Reef and Brilliant Red poppies, too... They are all now potted up sitting next to my Checkers. :)

Diann
skimper
Greenwich, OH

June 5, 2007
3:26 AM

Post #3576468

Diann: Good Luck!with your oriental poppies.Always a nice poppy with great!colors.
Ticker
Lisbon, IA
(Zone 5a)

June 5, 2007
3:37 AM

Post #3576510

This is the first time I've wintersowed anything but the Brilliant Red poppies... My luck, they will all turn out to be orange. ;) LOL Oh well, if they do, then there will be spots for them, too. :)

Diann
DeeS
Ladoga, IN
(Zone 6a)

June 7, 2007
7:21 PM

Post #3587441

What a beautiful poppy! I have poppies for the first time, this year. So, far, all that have bloomed have been a beautiful pink, but I'm a little disappointed that they haven't been mixed colors, like I had planned.
Dee

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