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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

November 23, 2008
12:04 PM

Post #5821967

This is a poppy from my old house.It was a small garden outside my studio.This poppy couldnt be abused more If I burnt it.
I divided it many times and just made more plants from the tinny root pieces left behind.

Not the greateat display but the new poppies in my new house gardens will be great I just know it.

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artemiss
Toledo, OH
(Zone 5b)

November 23, 2008
5:40 PM

Post #5822743

My Blue Breadseed poppies

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artemiss
Toledo, OH
(Zone 5b)

November 23, 2008
5:41 PM

Post #5822745

My Lauren's Grape poppies

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

November 23, 2008
5:55 PM

Post #5822777

That Laurens Grape is one husky plant.
balvenie
Marysville, WA
(Zone 7a)

November 23, 2008
6:11 PM

Post #5822828

one of several

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balvenie
Marysville, WA
(Zone 7a)

November 23, 2008
6:12 PM

Post #5822832

'nother of several

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balvenie
Marysville, WA
(Zone 7a)

November 23, 2008
6:13 PM

Post #5822835

and this one

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balvenie
Marysville, WA
(Zone 7a)

November 23, 2008
6:14 PM

Post #5822840

next to last

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balvenie
Marysville, WA
(Zone 7a)

November 23, 2008
6:15 PM

Post #5822845

the end at last

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

November 23, 2008
6:57 PM

Post #5822963

The first ones look like the poppies Heirlooms I just ordered from seedscompany
gammy3
Columbia Station, OH
(Zone 5a)

November 23, 2008
7:40 PM

Post #5823087

This is the one I had on here before because I didn't know what it was...it was a breadseed and the second and future blooms were full peony types. I actually like this semi bloom better.

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

November 23, 2008
7:43 PM

Post #5823095

I love the "whole garden view" of this poppy.
I also think the blooms are more interesting shapes when they are partially open.
They arent called blasted for nothing when they are fully open.
You also just know the petals will drop off soon when in full bloom, as sad day all around.
gammy3
Columbia Station, OH
(Zone 5a)

November 23, 2008
7:48 PM

Post #5823110

Here is the second bloom ...

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

November 23, 2008
7:50 PM

Post #5823113

WOW that one is great.
gammy3
Columbia Station, OH
(Zone 5a)

November 23, 2008
7:54 PM

Post #5823121

Balvenie,,that blue poppy is so beautiful...I have never seen a blue on in real life...you are so lucky.
Here is myfavorite...

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

November 23, 2008
7:55 PM

Post #5823123

What are those little pink flowers around it?
gammy3
Columbia Station, OH
(Zone 5a)

November 23, 2008
7:58 PM

Post #5823133

Here is another I really liked...

I hope everyone shows us their pretties..I just love poppies!,,,and I love to look at them.

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gammy3
Columbia Station, OH
(Zone 5a)

November 23, 2008
11:57 PM

Post #5823903

GE1836...the flowers in the background are coriopsis
Sweet Dreams...they are perennials and this past season was their 3rd year. The oddest thing this year was that in among them was a yellow coriopsis plant and a maroonish coriopsis. There were no other coriopsis around to serve as pollinators...so I wonder where those colors came from...some sort of inner trait thing..maybe?
AustinRealtor
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

March 22, 2009
4:27 PM

Post #6303498

Got a nice big bloom larger than my fist this morning.

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pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

March 22, 2009
4:53 PM

Post #6303592

Very pretty!! I have zone envy again...
artemiss
Toledo, OH
(Zone 5b)

March 22, 2009
4:56 PM

Post #6303611

Me too pixie..my poppies are but sprouts..

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

March 22, 2009
5:03 PM

Post #6303645

Are those sprouts Orientals?
artemiss
Toledo, OH
(Zone 5b)

March 22, 2009
5:18 PM

Post #6303714

The little sprouts are winter-sown somniferum..either Breadseed or Lauren's Grape. I have to get the little pots in the ground soon, since they really don't like having their roots disturbed.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

March 22, 2009
5:23 PM

Post #6303732

I just checked my Orientals and there are some germinated.
The Victoria Louise's are going like gangbusters.
The shoots are so small I dont have a lense to shoot them.
Royal Wedding and Corel Reef are showing a shoot or two also.
AustinRealtor
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

March 26, 2009
12:32 AM

Post #6319988

Just had a hail storm. . the next pic was this morning.

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AustinRealtor
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

March 26, 2009
12:33 AM

Post #6319997

Same group of poppies this morning.

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

March 26, 2009
9:14 AM

Post #6321211

OMG How horrible.Those are beauties at any time.
I hope you have other comming on that wont meet the same fate.
We usually have a fierce wind storm in May when the Oriental Poppies are blooming and all the petals get shredded.
timeinabottle
Louisville, KY

March 30, 2009
9:05 PM

Post #6341531

These are some unknown poppies. As you can seeonly a part of the flat germinated. I had poor results from my winter sowing this year. I learned these lessons. (1 ) Dont use these little cups for winter sowing they dry out too fast. (2) Keep winter sown flats in a shady area. I suspect this is some form of bienniel poppy though what I dont know. My oritental poppies are huge fans of leaves right now so I will post them when they flower.

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

March 31, 2009
8:35 AM

Post #6343882

Sooooo sorry about your winter sown poppies.
Thanks for sharing your misses as well as the hits.It sure benefits me.
I bought some seed balls from a DG'er and believe these are what has come up.
I posted on plant ID but had no-one who could ID because the plants were too small.
I looked at my photos of "wintersow" areas and the Shirly doubles are in the area where I just found emerging plants.

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LhasaLover
(Tammie) Odessa, TX
(Zone 7b)

April 4, 2009
4:51 PM

Post #6363569

I am happy to see your poppies.. I was weeding my garden and was a bit over zealous and before I realized it had pulled my poppies... can't believe it.. I was pulling one of the last few before I realized I had been pulling poppies! They looked soooo much like some of the weeds that grow here. I have maybe 3 left ... maybe next year. At least I get to see yours.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

April 4, 2009
5:27 PM

Post #6363699

Sorry about your poppies and
SORRY I didnt return to this thread to say the above picture is NOT poppies.
Its Mugwort a terrible weed.
I thought they were too vigerous and pretty.
I also cinfirmed my suspetions by looking in other gardens where I had planted Shirlies and there are non - - -WHY? - - - because its too early for germination, thats why.
My guess is about another two weeks of warm weather and warmer nights too will bring on those little bluegreen leaves.
Take extra care of the ones you have left and hope for self sow for next year.

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podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

April 27, 2009
1:40 PM

Post #6469670

Well, I'll share. This is my first season with blooms and it won't be my last. Anything this easy deserves my neglect.

No idea on ID ~ gifted from a friend years ago and I finally got around to sowing them at the right time of year!
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

April 27, 2009
1:43 PM

Post #6469681

Not enough coffee...

How about a photo!

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podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

April 27, 2009
1:46 PM

Post #6469701

Odd but after a good hard rain, I found the blooms had turned a paler, different color.

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

April 27, 2009
2:02 PM

Post #6469766

Looks like somniferums to me. My direct sow's have come up. All but the Shirlies and they are so far back in the new garden I cant get close enough to see. IslandMohns in a planter arent doing much but really tieeeeny green things that could be any plant. If they are a failure I'll just put red Lantanas in there.
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

April 27, 2009
2:34 PM

Post #6469893

Thank you for the id on this poppy. This friend is in his mid 70s and the seeds were found in his Mamas' freezer after she passed on. He remembered her growing them when he was around 10. I was amazed they even sprouted. And now, these are done blooming. They bloomed all of April.

Look forward to seeing y'alls blooms when they begin! pod

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

April 27, 2009
2:44 PM

Post #6469939

We'll have blooms in late may and june up here by lake Ontario near the Canadian border.
LhasaLover
(Tammie) Odessa, TX
(Zone 7b)

April 27, 2009
6:06 PM

Post #6470767

I hope you collect some of the seeds.. makes them special that they survived so long.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

April 27, 2009
6:21 PM

Post #6470829

I once had a carpet of Moss Rose(portulikas) in my front yard. The seeds actually kept germinating and growing for years.Everytime I would turn over the soil and plant something different there would be rogue mossrose here and there.
They have the ability to remain in suspension until conditions are right. Maybe Poppies are the same way.
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

April 28, 2009
11:54 AM

Post #6473856

Yes, I am amazed at how durable seeds can be. These poppy seeds are only one example.

I am hoping to harvest seed for future plantings and trades. Hopefully y'all can offer advise on the best time to harvest and resow
as I am new to these blooms.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

April 30, 2009
9:11 AM

Post #6483027

there are poppie seed collecters on this forum.
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

April 30, 2009
11:19 AM

Post #6483159

Good... thanks. I need to do more research and mine should be ready before long. Look forward to your poppy photos too.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

April 30, 2009
12:42 PM

Post #6483342

My poppy seedlings went ouside 2 days ago.Into the ground yesterday.
LhasaLover
(Tammie) Odessa, TX
(Zone 7b)

April 30, 2009
7:20 PM

Post #6484899

seeds are easy to collect.. the round pod ripens and then you see the little holes open up... I just pour the seeds out into an envelope or zip baggie... I also always shake a few onto the ground for next year.
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

April 30, 2009
11:34 PM

Post #6485910

When you say it ripens, does it change color?
I have been told you need to snag the seeds quickly or they will reseed...
When you pour the seeds out, do you leave the pods on the stalks?
LhasaLover
(Tammie) Odessa, TX
(Zone 7b)

May 1, 2009
3:13 AM

Post #6487022

mine turn brown and you can see when the little holes open.. yes, they reseed when the wind blows and shakes the seeds out of the pods... I usually just turn the pod upside down into a baggie and shake... I leave it on the plant because it is easier. I will take a pic tomorrow if I have a ripe one...they ripen fast here.
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 1, 2009
3:46 AM

Post #6487137

Oh, oh... need to go look closely at mine then. The first one bloomed around the beginning of April. Where do I look for the holes?
LhasaLover
(Tammie) Odessa, TX
(Zone 7b)

May 1, 2009
9:08 AM

Post #6487561

just look at the pod that formed.. just under the edges of the little flat top.
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 1, 2009
11:45 AM

Post #6487785

That ~ I can do... thanks!

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

May 1, 2009
12:04 PM

Post #6487809

Some seeds may escape and self sow. Not a problem as far as I'm concerned
timeinabottle
Louisville, KY

May 4, 2009
9:35 PM

Post #6503984

First oriental poppy bloom from pitsicato (S?) mix seeds two years ago. There are 8 buds opn this. The flowers tend to blow quickly... but they do add lots of color to the garden.

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timeinabottle
Louisville, KY

May 4, 2009
9:37 PM

Post #6503994

This isa beautiful deep red. I think it might be allegro although it is pretty tall . Again seed grown.

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

May 5, 2009
9:35 AM

Post #6506156

Theyre beautiful.
Where I lived befor there were cherry red poppies that were just wonderful,spread like mad from roots.
Every May when they blomed about 2 days into the sight we would have a hot wind and the pettles would burn and blow off.
They reqiure a long look before they disappear.
LhasaLover
(Tammie) Odessa, TX
(Zone 7b)

May 5, 2009
7:05 PM

Post #6508307

Wish I had some red ones.. the only ones I seem to be able to grow are the peach colored ones. I am already collecting seeds. Will have tons again this year.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

May 5, 2009
7:13 PM

Post #6508349

This is the Royal Wedding that bloomed.It came with a bud from Garden Crossings.
Its not Royal Wedding of course looks like Queen Alexandra.

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virginbred
Edisto Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

May 6, 2009
1:33 PM

Post #6511886

first post on the poppy forum...i've been a lurker for quite awhile and have been trying to grow poppies for the last 3 years with no luck...finally this year i was able to grow them...sowed xmas eve...grocery store poppies, mccormick i think...

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virginbred
Edisto Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

May 6, 2009
1:35 PM

Post #6511894

a view of the whole bed...virginia

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virginbred
Edisto Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

May 6, 2009
1:37 PM

Post #6511903

last one...curious as to what colors i will get...any ideas?

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

May 6, 2009
2:42 PM

Post #6512196

mighty handsome plants
LhasaLover
(Tammie) Odessa, TX
(Zone 7b)

May 6, 2009
8:07 PM

Post #6513521

congratulations! They look GREAT!
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 7, 2009
12:30 AM

Post #6514502

Great foliage! Won't be long before you will know what colors your poppies will be. Please share photos.

Like your hen house too. Great looking bunch of ladies you got there! LOL
timeinabottle
Louisville, KY

May 7, 2009
12:44 AM

Post #6514583

Virgin Bred congratulations on your poppies...keep the pictures coming. BTW I have just built a chicken coop[ for my wife. We live in the heart of the city and the neightbors are giving us concerned looks... but its legal and my dw just loves her girls.

Th e attached pick is an O Pop from seeds again prob pitzicoto mix. It has 27 buds on it.

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virginbred
Edisto Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

May 7, 2009
1:34 AM

Post #6514893

i will be glad to post those pics as they come in...i love seeing everyone's pics of their gardens and flowers...and poultry...lol

by the way here is a post of my chicken coop/garden if anyone's interested...works out great for me...

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/fp.php?pid=5969757

timeinabottle...color me jealous of that beautiful poppy you posted...and 27 buds!!! that must be a record!!! can you post a pic of the whole plant? virginia
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 7, 2009
2:43 AM

Post #6515222

I don't "need" to look at your chicken condo... I want one and am trying to resist temptation. It looks very efficient and accomodating tho. Great design!

I am having fun harvesting poppy seed. Really neat the way they open up like a shaker. Sadly, my blooms are done.
virginbred
Edisto Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

May 7, 2009
3:27 AM

Post #6515438

what??? no chickens for you podster??? give in to that temptation...i love getting eggs and my friends and family do too!!!

i can't wait to harvest some of these seeds...now that i know i can grow them in this hot humid climate i think i will enlarge my bed and try for reseeding...there is an old plantation home here on the island which is now open to the public...i toured the grounds and found a large crop of white poppies growing around an old homesite...i figured if they had reseeded themselves since the 1800's i must be doing something wrong...as my granny always said...if at first you don't succeed try try again...i did and it worked...thanks granny!!!

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

May 7, 2009
10:03 AM

Post #6515941

Nice coop, great poppy Timenabottl
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 7, 2009
11:13 AM

Post #6516086

So can someone tell me...

Are all poppies annual? Or are there some that come back from the root system?

In the south, would it be better to wait to reseed till Oct/Nov or allow them to reseed right now?

Why, oh why, do those with chickens want those of us without to join them? LOL

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schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

May 7, 2009
11:45 AM

Post #6516161

I planted Orange Oriental Poppies last year. They did not seed and came back so they are a perennial or at least the ones I planted.

Now this year I have started - blue, lavender and red. Good grief I hope they are not annuals!

Chickens - my husband has almost started a coupe. We have talked about it many times. What is it with chickens?

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ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

May 7, 2009
11:49 AM

Post #6516172

Perennial Oriental Poppies come back every year from roots.
They are almost impossible to transplant because once the roots are established they dont like to be disturbed.
I have had sparse success transplanting OP's but not until the plant is dormant ie. the leaves have turned brown and the plant looks dead. Transplant before the plant puts up a new crown to winter over.until the next spring.
NOTE scarce success, some varieties just dont trans. well no mater what I tried.
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 7, 2009
12:07 PM

Post #6516207

Very interesting... I just thought all were annual. Thanks.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

May 7, 2009
12:10 PM

Post #6516216

The annuals reseed themselves. Somniferums etc.
virginbred
Edisto Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

May 7, 2009
6:10 PM

Post #6517807

those of us with poultry just like to spread the wealth...lol...virginia
timeinabottle
Louisville, KY

May 11, 2009
7:14 PM

Post #6534732

First pin o poppy of the season.

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timeinabottle
Louisville, KY

May 11, 2009
7:16 PM

Post #6534738

First white poppy of the season

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timeinabottle
Louisville, KY

May 11, 2009
7:19 PM

Post #6534746

virgin Bred here's a pic of the orange poppy plant. Gl;ad you like it.

John

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stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

May 12, 2009
12:44 AM

Post #6536389

This should be Oriental Poppy "Beauty of Livermere". I can't wait for them to bloom!! Last year I went to the beach over Memorial Day for 5 days and completely missed the show... Grew these from seed 2 winters ago.

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virginbred
Edisto Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

May 12, 2009
12:59 AM

Post #6536437

that is one stunning poppy time, i was in hd the other day and saw a potted poppy...i believe it was orange tho it wasn't in bloom...your whites and pinks are beautiful as well...unfortunately we had a violent storm yesterday and i went out to see my poppy bed which was pushed over and lying flat...grrrrrrrr...maybe they will be back on their feet tomorrow and i'll catch another pic...still only purples and whites with lavender throats from my mccormick seeds...virginia
virginbred
Edisto Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

May 13, 2009
3:00 AM

Post #6541617

looks like purple and white are the only colors i'm going to get from my grocery store seeds...doing well tho...

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LhasaLover
(Tammie) Odessa, TX
(Zone 7b)

May 13, 2009
6:43 PM

Post #6543963

well, that is OK, I'll trade you some orange for some purple and white seeds.. then we can have both next year! Mine tend to grow short even when they come off tall plants!

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virginbred
Edisto Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

May 13, 2009
10:38 PM

Post #6544894

lhasa...that is a beautiful poppy...i'd love some seeds but you've probably got some of my purple and white in your kitchen cabinet next to your spices...do you save the seeds from your orange ones? virginia
LhasaLover
(Tammie) Odessa, TX
(Zone 7b)

May 13, 2009
11:16 PM

Post #6545010

nope.. the only thing I have are the peachy orange with purple centers.. some bloom singles and some look like a carnation... I can get lots of seeds.. a neighbor across the street from my parents has a little group of them growing also. I got my original seed from there.. hers are seeding now. They come back on their own every year at her house. Mine will have seeds ready soon also.
pandora125
Symsonia, KY
(Zone 6b)

May 14, 2009
12:36 AM

Post #6545337

its not much of a poppy garden, but here they are. i think these are the annual type? i scattered them last spring after the seed pod was ripe. the plants are about 4 feet tall. i was wanting the oriental type, but these are nice too.

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virginbred
Edisto Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

May 14, 2009
3:24 AM

Post #6546060

those are beautiful pandora...how long do the blooms last? only one or two days on mine...sigh...virginia
pandora125
Symsonia, KY
(Zone 6b)

May 14, 2009
5:11 AM

Post #6546375

thanks, virginbred, yes they last 2-3 days at most
BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 15, 2009
7:37 PM

Post #6553074

This one is ready to go. So cool to catch this.

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virginbred
Edisto Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

May 15, 2009
7:45 PM

Post #6553111

beahive!!! that is one gorgeous pic!!! congrats! what kind of camera are you using? just spectacular...looks like screen saver material to me...virginia
dahlianut
Calgary, AB
(Zone 3a)

May 15, 2009
8:26 PM

Post #6553280

Hi all. Awesome pic BeaHive!
BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 16, 2009
12:10 AM

Post #6554022

I use a Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2. This is not a pocket camera, but it also is not a huge heavy camera. It has many great features , including auto focus, a built in macro setting, 12 x zoom.

Hope to have a picture of that poppy in bloom soon.!
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 16, 2009
12:15 AM

Post #6554045

Cool indeed!!! Great photo... it would be fun to have time lapse photos of that for a screen saver. Thanks for sharing.
BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 16, 2009
12:51 AM

Post #6554191

Just checked up on the pretty poppy . It has lost his little hat and is starting to unfurl.
The sun is hitting it now,so not the best picture. Will check it again in an hour or so. The center is awesome on this one.

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virginbred
Edisto Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

May 16, 2009
2:13 AM

Post #6554518

if i had emoticons they'd be clapping!!! great shot!!!
BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 16, 2009
3:50 AM

Post #6554957

Checked on it and it has not opened any further. Tomorrow will be the day and no rain in sight so it will not get ruined! To be continued tomorrow!
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

May 17, 2009
9:21 PM

Post #6561423

First "Beauty of Livermere". I'm so excited!!!

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virginbred
Edisto Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

May 17, 2009
9:45 PM

Post #6561535

beautiful!
timeinabottle
Louisville, KY

May 18, 2009
12:58 AM

Post #6562348

Beautiful indeed.
BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 18, 2009
4:03 AM

Post #6563195

stormyla..beautiful shot of your Livermore. That was what I was trying to achieve with my earlier post. That poppy never opened completely. When I went to check it agan this evening one of the petals had fallen. Darn!

I was able to get a shot of this red fire chief blooming. It is so pretty. Small but dramatic!

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BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 18, 2009
4:06 AM

Post #6563204

An Iceland after a cool drink. It was warm today.

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virginbred
Edisto Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

May 18, 2009
4:28 AM

Post #6563262

what's the deal??? all you poppy growers have fantastic photography skills!
pandora125
Symsonia, KY
(Zone 6b)

May 18, 2009
4:40 AM

Post #6563295

i didn't realize there were so many different kinds!...and they are all just gorgeous...
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

May 18, 2009
12:17 PM

Post #6564024

Thank you everyone! Beahive your blooms are always fantastic!

Beahive & Virginbred, In my case any photos that turn out well are just dumb luck, not skill. Although I do notice a remarkable improvement since upgrading cameras. I use the same camera as Beahive, but I almost always use the "for dummies" setting!
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

May 21, 2009
3:26 PM

Post #6578912

Beahive, That shot of your Red Chief really is beautiful.

This one showed up this morning. These are planted between the shrubs in my front shrub bed. I grew them from seed last year. Unfortunately, the tag was destroyed when a squirrel got into my cold frame and wrecked havoc on my seedlings.

I lost 2 of these plants earlier this month . They drowned in that constant rain. It's Ok, There are still 8 left.

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stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

May 22, 2009
12:51 PM

Post #6582348

This is "Allegro"

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BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 24, 2009
2:53 AM

Post #6589444

stomyla..shhh don't tell anyone but I still use the automatic macro settings. It is just less trouble and the pictures turn out nice without all the fuss.

I went to Schreiners Iris gardens today and besides beautiful Bearded Iris they had poppies..poppies..poppies everwhere.

Here are some red ones, sorry they were not labeled but just huge.

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BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 24, 2009
2:55 AM

Post #6589453

These were lovely together.

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BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 24, 2009
2:56 AM

Post #6589465

These almost looked like silk flowers. They were just starting to open.

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BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 24, 2009
2:57 AM

Post #6589473

This one was cute. A rosy color.

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BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 24, 2009
2:59 AM

Post #6589478

Found a few still wearing their sleeping caps.

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BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 24, 2009
3:00 AM

Post #6589482

And this pretty yellow one. The base of the flower is pretty on this one.

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BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 24, 2009
3:02 AM

Post #6589492

This group had a pinkish hue to them.

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BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 24, 2009
3:04 AM

Post #6589500

This iceland was very sparkly in the center. The yellow reminded me of those easter peeps!

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BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 24, 2009
3:05 AM

Post #6589506

These were a butter yellow and very frilly.

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stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

May 24, 2009
3:37 AM

Post #6589670

Beahive, What gorgeous poppies! I really like the reds with the Allium. Might be tricky to find two varieties that would bloom simultaneously.

That white with the pastel flowers looks great too. Your secret is safe with me. My camera is actually DSC-H50 a slightly different version.

Another Allegro opening today. I love the dark threads at the bloom base.

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timeinabottle
Louisville, KY

May 25, 2009
1:55 AM

Post #6593028

Bea al of yur poppies are beautiful but that yellow one is in a clss by it self... Can y ou tell me what kind it is ? The only yellow poppy I knoe of is the celandine poppy and thats not that. It is beautiful.
BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 25, 2009
2:00 AM

Post #6593044

Time.. I am not sure what type of poppy it is. These pictures were taken at Schreiners Iris's in Salem OR. I do wish they were in my garden!! They sure are pretty and unusual. I plan to go back there soon, so if I see a grounds keeper I will ask.
DonM47
Grand Forks, BC
(Zone 5b)

June 19, 2009
6:50 PM

Post #6711416

A pretty one blooming in the garden right now. Blooms are as big as a Peony.

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stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

June 19, 2009
9:19 PM

Post #6711937

Very lovely bloom, Don.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

June 22, 2009
9:05 AM

Post #6721726

Nice poppies everyone
Some of my "direct sown" poppies didnt make it.Shirlies did,the ones in seed balls.
Somniferums are bursting forth and Heritage was just opening last last afternoon, I'm hoping for more than 1 bloom at sunrise today.
Here are my Shirlies.I love the way they seem to make 2 different colors on one plant.

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ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

June 22, 2009
9:06 AM

Post #6721730

Orientals
Corel reef

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

June 22, 2009
9:06 AM

Post #6721732

Prince of Orange I think

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ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

June 22, 2009
9:08 AM

Post #6721733

Royal wedding.
I ordered this from Garden Crossings.It came in May with a bud on it and opened and bloomed within 2 weeks.

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stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

June 22, 2009
12:40 PM

Post #6722098

Those are really nice GE. The Coral Reef & Royal Wedding are particularly pleasing. I recently received some new ones. They were shipped bare root. I've never seen any grown this way before. Has anyone ever grown any poppies from bare root? How did they do?

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

June 22, 2009
1:24 PM

Post #6722322

I'm not sure of the Corel Reef id. So many mixed poppy collections. Royal wedding is right, how can you go wrong with white lol
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

June 22, 2009
1:51 PM

Post #6722443

The new ones that I recieved are Manhattan & Haarlem. (2 New Yorkers!!)

http://www.parkseed.com/gardening/PD/46567?cid=ppp000609



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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

June 22, 2009
2:09 PM

Post #6722507

Beautiful
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

June 22, 2009
2:58 PM

Post #6722721

Got that link mixed up. Here's Haarlem.

http://www.parkseed.com/gardening/PD/47682?cid=ppp000609
congminglaoshi
Tuckahoe, NY

June 22, 2009
11:54 PM

Post #6725198

Shirley poppies are looking great in my school garden, guess the abnormally cool and rainy weather agrees with them so far.

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stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

June 23, 2009
12:39 AM

Post #6725375

Lovely school garden!

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

June 23, 2009
8:59 AM

Post #6726479

Beautiful garden.
My GF lives in the far suburbs on an old farm, and grows organicly.
She sows 3 acres with wild flower seeds.
This is a sampling.
I just had to share

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stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

June 23, 2009
10:13 AM

Post #6726526

That's very beautiful GE. Must be awesome in person.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

June 23, 2009
10:17 AM

Post #6726534

iT is I had a pic of the entire field but taken 8 years ago so its lost in delete.
pandora125
Symsonia, KY
(Zone 6b)

June 23, 2009
3:45 PM

Post #6727450

those pink poppies look like crepe paper! soooo pretty!

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

June 30, 2009
9:28 AM

Post #6757511

This is the Flemish Antique I direct sowed in December.
It is also very tall and flopps over.

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ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

June 30, 2009
9:31 AM

Post #6757514

this is the long view flopping.
I sowed the seeds where I thought would be the middle of the Casablanca lilies, so the poppies would get some support but being december and no plant life anywhere,I missed.Poppies grew with no support.

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pandora125
Symsonia, KY
(Zone 6b)

June 30, 2009
8:16 PM

Post #6759884

ge, mine flop too. (are those annuals?) seems like after a good rain, they grow and GROW and they flop. next year i will have to remember to stake them while they are manageable.:)
my poppies so far have been the ones like AustinRealtor. i think they are annual poppies??? and they are really going to seed now. so i am going to save seed and cut the plants down.

BUT...
i found my oriental poppy seeds! correct me if i'm wrong, but Orientals are perennials, and i can plant them now.
Hoping for those papery-looking classic poppies next year.:)

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

June 30, 2009
9:53 PM

Post #6760259

I started Oriental poppies in April they need a cold time in order to germinate.
I'm not sur about when to start in your zone.
The paper type poppies pictured way above are Shirly poppies.They are annuals as are the floppy ones of mine.Flemish Antiques.I will harvest seeds as soon as they are dry maybe a few weeks. I'll have to keep my eye on them.
There are other poppy forum DGers who are more knowlegable than me I would look for advise about starting OP seeds in KY from them.
Sorry I;m not being much help.
BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

July 5, 2009
12:13 AM

Post #6778452

I found this very unusual looking poppy yesterday. Looked for others, but no luck so far. It is really neat.

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

July 5, 2009
8:53 AM

Post #6779455

Those look like annuals ,which are very unpredictable
peoniae
Malvern, PA
(Zone 6b)

July 11, 2009
2:41 AM

Post #6804765

Do not know what cultivar this is?
Rama

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BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

July 11, 2009
3:36 AM

Post #6804975

This is a patch of red ones that has grown into the path by my side gate.

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BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

July 11, 2009
3:37 AM

Post #6804979

Found lots of pretty annual ones today.

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BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

July 11, 2009
3:38 AM

Post #6804985

This one is very interesting.

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peoniae
Malvern, PA
(Zone 6b)

July 11, 2009
3:40 AM

Post #6804993

Oh my,
That's quite beautiful.
Rama
BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

July 11, 2009
3:40 AM

Post #6804994

This one is a salmon pink color. The pic does not capture the true color. They are very pretty in person.

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BeaHive
Dallas, OR
(Zone 8a)

July 11, 2009
3:41 AM

Post #6804998

love the centers of these.

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stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

July 11, 2009
6:02 AM

Post #6805256

That's a gorgeous patch of reds, Beehive.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

July 12, 2009
11:56 AM

Post #6809371

The annual doubles were direct sown.
Hope I capture seeds from these.
The oriental Poppy is Queen Alex,from GC planted a month ago. Their plants are the best.

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artemiss
Toledo, OH
(Zone 5b)

July 12, 2009
5:19 PM

Post #6810356

Wow, I love scrolling through this thread and looking at all the pretty poppies!

Here, they are almost finished, and weren't nearly the beasts I had last year..in fact, my breadseed poppies came up and fizzled out without a single bloom :(

But I had a respectable showing from my Lauren's Grape, even if the plants and blooms weren't as quite as large as before..

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

November 14, 2009
3:20 PM

Post #7273210

I just sent an order to OneStop and Laurens Grape is in it
Also
Persian White
Lilac
Hungarien Blue
Pirls pictures of poppies growing in the Jap.Iris gardens just blew me away.
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

November 14, 2009
6:51 PM

Post #7273742

Ge, I missed that photo. Do you remember where she posted it?

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

November 15, 2009
12:21 AM

Post #7274674

I'll check I tought it was this one.
Its Poppies at Earthart Gardens in Maine

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stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

November 15, 2009
12:38 AM

Post #7274727

Ge, I went looking for it and found it under Pirl's Threadstarts. I really didn't think that Poppies and Japanese Iris would be blooming at the same time. But my Oriental Poppies seemed to bloom whenever they felt like it this year, including the one that's trying to bloom now.
pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

November 15, 2009
1:45 AM

Post #7274908

I've only had OP's bloom around Memorial Day. I'm guessing the Eartheart ones are annuals but there were SO many of them and they went so beautifully with the JI's.

Now if both the JI's and the poppies were scented like the Oriental lilies you know I'd be camping out for the first time in my life.
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

November 15, 2009
2:01 AM

Post #7274954

LOL Not even when you were a scout, Pirl???
pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

November 15, 2009
2:02 AM

Post #7274960

I was never a scout! Too afraid to leave my mommy!
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

November 15, 2009
2:08 AM

Post #7274971

LOL Neither was I. My mom waited too long to enroll me and then they said I was too old. My brother and I would set up a pup tent with no mosquito netting in the back yard and I would wake up in the am alone as he (3 yrs older) had gotten scared and gone inside during the night!!

This year most of my poppies bloomed around mid may and there were sporadic reblooms in every bed all summer and even this fall. Mine are all oriental perennial. I thought it was odd that they were so far ahead of Memorial Day, but almost everything here was early this year.
pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

November 15, 2009
2:28 AM

Post #7275045

Did you find a way to retaliate against your brother?

Haven't had poppies here since the early 90's but I'm looking forward to them now.
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

November 15, 2009
2:34 AM

Post #7275060

Didn't have to. The mosquitos got him so badly, his eyes swelled shut. He had to stay inside popping benedryl for 2 weeks. Afterall he did terrorize his little sister with tales of werewolves and dracula, so that I crawled down inside my sleeping bag and zipped it over my head.

I added two types of poppies this year, Manhattan, a lavender and Haarlem, a burgundy.
pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

November 15, 2009
2:39 AM

Post #7275066

Poor guy!

Do you also buy yours from One Stop Poppy Shop? If not, where do you buy them?
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

November 15, 2009
2:48 AM

Post #7275092

No, Pirl. Almost all of my poppies, I grew from seed from Park Seed.

These two new ones came bare root from an Ebay seller. They sprouted nice clumps of foliage within a week of planting. Was I relieved, I often am disappointed in bare root plants.
pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

November 15, 2009
3:21 AM

Post #7275174

We have always ordered our tomato seeds and other seeds from Park's. I'll check their catalog as I dream of poppies.

Bare root plants can be a downer. I'm glad they sprouted fast for you.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

November 15, 2009
10:24 AM

Post #7275652

Back to the poppies in the JI Earthart Gardens.
They are annuals and most of them were seed headed, just a few left in July when JI's bloom.
It mist have been a glorious sight in mid to late June just before the JI's began to bloom
pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

November 15, 2009
12:15 PM

Post #7275746

We have JI's blooming from mid June to mid July so I'm hoping they'll mix well.

Eartheart was a feast for the eyes. You can see in this photo the absolute lack of soldier straight rows and how lovely it all is.

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pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

November 15, 2009
12:20 PM

Post #7275752

This was my favorite flower last year and when we went back for the 2009 Open Garden Day this past July it was one of her new 2009 introductions and I bought it immediately (along with her other introductions).


Now we'll return to poppies since somehow we got off topic.
Went online when I was tired last night and filled my shopping cart with over $40.00 of seeds but, thankfully, I did not press the "Buy now" button.

You've all got me crazed about poppies. How can I ever thank you?

When I put down the seed in December I guess I have to clear away any fallen leaves. Am I right?

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

November 15, 2009
12:35 PM

Post #7275771

Yes, just rake the leaves away and scatter seeds but not too broadly, gently step or tamp on the spots where youve seeded.
This will keep the seeds in their place pretty much.The micro freezing and thawing duering the winter will take the seeds to the depth thats needed for germination.
DONT weed 'em in spring. Look for bluegreen leaves with cut edges,
Thin out if you want.
I leave everything where it is and let nature do the selecting out.
pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

November 15, 2009
12:36 PM

Post #7275776

Then that is what I will do. Thanks, Jo Ann.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

November 15, 2009
12:39 PM

Post #7275780

You wont be sorry.
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

November 15, 2009
3:30 PM

Post #7276125

Ge, Is that how you sow your oriental Poppies? Do you do it in Dec or Jan?

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

November 15, 2009
3:36 PM

Post #7276139

I direct sowed twice last year.
In December and in March.
I had great luckwith somnifareums other varieties sisnt really germinate.
I tend to go with what works so I sowed seeds I gathered this year, just a couple of weeks ago.I wont bother to sow in March.
The order I just placed with OneStop will get sowen when the seeds arrive.
All I know is the seeds need to be on the ground and cold and frozen so anytime between now and March should be good.If you have a milder climate and March doesnt get down to freezing ,sow your seeds now.
The plants have been sowing themselves since August when the seed heads dried up and disbursed their crop for next year.
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

November 15, 2009
4:01 PM

Post #7276188

Thanks, Ge. I'll try your method with some of my seeds. Do you keep the area free of mulch?

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

November 15, 2009
4:28 PM

Post #7276267

Yes clean away mulch, sow the seeds,tamp them down, and dont mulch after seeds are sown.
They need to be frozen and on a growing medium,like soil.

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pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

November 15, 2009
9:36 PM

Post #7277045

Thanks, Jo Ann. I can use all of this information.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

November 30, 2009
10:25 AM

Post #7320968

After saying all this.
The seeds I sowed he week of the 20th have germinated in the warm weather.(Days in the 50's,nights in the hi 30's)
Its either the poppies or a whole crop of unknown weeds in the horsemanuer we put down the beginning of Nov.
Hope they survive the January we are about to have.
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

November 30, 2009
12:08 PM

Post #7321065

Ge, Can you put some cut bottomed milk or soda bottles over them?

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

November 30, 2009
12:21 PM

Post #7321089

I'll give it a try altho the Jan-March bitter weather might take them out anyway.
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

December 5, 2009
11:11 PM

Post #7339464

This is an odd sight for December.

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pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

December 5, 2009
11:20 PM

Post #7339493

Thanks for a great shot! It's the promise of spring on a nasty December day.
doridunn
Newfield, NY

December 5, 2009
11:20 PM

Post #7339494

were do you find all this poppy???any for trade
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

December 6, 2009
12:11 AM

Post #7339696

Dori, I'm still building my poppy patches so don't have any to trade yet. I grew some from seed and bought a number of them mail order from different companies and a couple from local nurseries..

Have you searched people's trade lists?
stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

December 6, 2009
12:16 AM

Post #7339707

Pirl, I'm afraid those buds aren't going to overwinter and the one that got really tall, recently withered half way open.

All of my poppies in that bed have large lush green foliage as if it were June.

The ones in another bed went dormant weeks ago. Very strange as there are multiple varieties in both beds.
pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

December 6, 2009
1:11 AM

Post #7339906

Isn't nature amazing? Our regular tomatoes were done weeks ago, probably the end of October or early November and yet the cherry tomatoes are still producing. Now they have a plastic bag covering them.

I'm always surprised at how the same cultivar performs differently depending upon the climate of each garden.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

December 6, 2009
11:20 AM

Post #7340942

Stormy! YEP Poppies do that OP's look lush and stay that way all winter .If we get deep snow they flatten and look awful by aptil.In late April they put up another crown and blooms by late May and June.
I have a new plant with a bud on like yours.It will wither.
I dont know what causes off season buds but I worked in a greenhouse for awhile and horemones might be a part of the answer.
We grew Geraniums for wholesale(NO Iam not an expert) My job was to take cuttings and stick them in pre filled pots, and keep everything watered.He would use horemones to make the plants bloom in time for market,so they would show well.
I bought 1/2 price OP's from GC in June and they bloomed in July.They are making crowns now so I know they will bloom in June just like MOMNature intended.

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stormyla
Norristown, PA
(Zone 6b)

December 6, 2009
1:13 PM

Post #7341042

Thanks, Ge. I've had an occasional off season bud before, but never a plant with 4 buds. My Poppies in the back bed, all went dormant & lost their foliage. They are older Poppies.
lincolnitess
Lincoln, NE
(Zone 5b)

December 7, 2009
10:46 AM

Post #7344035

This somniferum poppy planted itself in one of my pathways last summer and I'm sure glad I let it grow. I did save a few seeds that I scattered in one of my Iris/lily beds, so hopefully will get more this year.

Susan

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

December 7, 2009
10:59 AM

Post #7344044

Hi Susan That looks like one from the Heritage collection.
I ordered them from OneStopPoppy.
Most were fringedin purples and pinks.The name was DropDead Gorgeous.
I think mixed somnifares include fringed types.
What a treat when they bloom.
These are mine where I direct sowed them last March.

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lincolnitess
Lincoln, NE
(Zone 5b)

December 7, 2009
11:32 AM

Post #7344071

Beautiful and I love your Bear! I think the poppy was called Lavender Heritage. I've ordered a couple others from the OneStopPoppy Shop for this year. I don't seem to do real well with poppies. but really enjoy the ones that make it.

Susan

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

December 7, 2009
11:45 AM

Post #7344087

Your zone seems to be OK.
Mine was the Heritage mix.There were some that didnt fringe
Pippi21
Silver Spring, MD
(Zone 6b)

July 2, 2010
11:59 PM

Post #7939588

I never realized there are so many varieties of poppies. This thread has certainly been an educational lesson. THANKS TO ALL WHO POSTED THEIR BEAUTIFUL PHOTOS.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

July 3, 2010
1:45 AM

Post #7939610

My Heritage Mix poppies are just starting.
This is my view from my bedroom window. These are direct sowed Venus annual poppies.

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peoniae
Malvern, PA
(Zone 6b)

July 3, 2010
3:56 AM

Post #7939666

nice

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

July 4, 2010
4:57 AM

Post #7942018

Talk about fire-works.The Venus poppies are not quitting

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pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

July 4, 2010
5:43 AM

Post #7942090

They look so happy.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

July 11, 2010
2:20 AM

Post #7959102

It's the eleventh of July and I have harvested the clump of red annual poppies.
Its sad but I am trying not to think of what that means because we have 3 more months of blooming,
Here they are with echies.

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msbeekeeper
sherwood park, AB
(Zone 3a)

March 7, 2011
6:18 AM

Post #8411606

This is a collage of some of my poppies. Have a bee hive and they just love them

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

March 7, 2011
6:19 AM

Post #8411609

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